Choose 1 of the foods from the following list that you may have in your fridge or pantry:
Complete the following:
1. How does the vast movement of food from one nation to another benefit or potentially harm developing nations? Are there benefits of importing food to developed or wealthy nations?
2. There is an “eat local” initiative developing throughout the United States and Europe. What are the benefits to buying fresh, local foods? Are there drawbacks? Do you buy local?
3. Can you live without the food item you chose? Is there a local substitute available?
4. Knowing what you do of how global food trade affects the global market and the economies of individual countries, explain your position on buying this food item in the future.