who is responsible

Who’s Responsible for the Environmental Impact of What We Eat?

Manan Bhan

The Hindu | June 1, 2023

The ever-increasing demand for agricultural products is leading to significant social and environmental consequences worldwide. The expansion of international trade has created global supply chains, directly linking consumers to geographically-distant impacts, including carbon emissions, biodiversity loss, freshwater depletion, soil degradation and labour-rights issues – all of which have local, regional, and global relevance.