When you trace back where your food came from, you’ll find many footprints.
By the time they get on your plate, some ingredients use a lot of water, emit greenhouse gases, afflict animals, and slaughter animals.
For the energy to support you for 24 hours, how much resources are you using and causing suffering?
To choose food with thought, let’s first follow your footprint.
Slide to select how much you consume per day.
1 Egg = 60g
Chicken: 1 fried chicken = 30-50g
Pork: 1 little sausage = ~20g
Beef: 1 burger patty = ~120g
Rice: medium bowl = 65g
Bread: 1 piece = ~100g
Vegetable: 1 eggplant = ~80g
Vegetable: 1 lettuce leaf = 30g
Fruit: 1/4 Apple = ~70g
Vege meat: 1 burger patty = ~120g
Tofu: 1 pack = ~300g
Beans: 1 pack natto = ~50g
Nuts: 1 bag = 100g, etc
Fish: 1 slice = ~200g
Shrimp: 1 piece = ~15g
Cheese: 1 slice cheese = ~20g
When we negotiate with companies, they always say:
“We’ll change if the consumers change”
Without you knowing, businesses are always imposing responsibility for social issues on the citizens. We need to tell them that we’re already aware and want the businesses to change. Let’s tell them that it’s time for companies, shops, and businesses to change.
“Please don’t use eggs from cage rearing”
“Please don’t procure pork from farms that use sow stalls”
“Please don’t use broiler chicken”
“Please switch from cow milk to plant-based milk”
“Please use egg-free mayonnaise”
“Please change all minced meat to veggie meat”
“Please bring in veggie meat”, etc…
Here are the ways: