Moral Disengagement in Harmful but Cherished Food Practices? An Exploration into the Case of Meat

@article{Graa2014MoralDI,
  title={Moral Disengagement in Harmful but Cherished Food Practices? An Exploration into the Case of Meat},
  author={Jo{\~a}o Graça and Maria Manuela Calheiros and Ab{\'i}lio Oliveira},
  journal={Journal of Agricultural and Environmental Ethics},
  year={2014},
  volume={27},
  pages={749-765}
}
Harmful but culturally cherished practices often endure in spite of the damages they cause. Meat consumption is increasingly becoming one of such cases and may provide an opportunity from which to observe these phenomena. Growing evidence indicates that current and projected production and consumption patterns are important contributors to significant environmental problems, public health degradation, and animal suffering. Our aim is to contribute to a further understanding of the psychological… 
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