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Blue Bell Ice Cream: A Hazardous Recall

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A patient enters a hospital in order to seek medical attention and with the overall idea that they will be taken care of. But for three Kansas patients, their hospital stay turned deadly, not because of the illness they were undergoing, but because of the food that was served to them.
After eating Blue Bell Ice Cream the hospital provided to them and others around them, these three patients died from contracting Listeria monocytogenes from the ice cream, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems, causing several illnesses and even death.

How Would You Like To Be Skinned?

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Every year tens and thousands of animals are being killed just for their hide all of this is just for the fashion world.  It is believed that these animals that are being killed for their hide are not being fairly treated, some has been skinned alive and some has been killed gruesomely. Did you know that to make one fur coat you must kill at least fifty-five wild mink? Or even thirty-five ranched mink, forty sables, eleven lynx, eighteen red foxes, eleven silver foxes, one hundred chinchillas, thirty Rex rabbits, nine beavers, thirty muskrats, fifteen bobcats, twenty-five skunks, fourteen otters, one hundred twenty-five ermines, thirty possums, one hundred squirrels, or twenty-seven raccoons.

LIGHT–PRODUKTE

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Light Produkte – ihre Inhaltststoffe und Wirkung

Was steckt wirklich in Light-Produkten? Was bedeutet es überhaupt, wenn ein Produkt als „light“ gekennzeichnet ist? Bedeutet „light“ leichte und gut verdauliche Nahrung?

Light-Produkte versprechen Genuss ohne Reue. Bei genauerer Betrachtung stellt sich aber heraus, dass es sich um eine Marketingstrategie handelt. Light-Produkte sind Imitate des Orignals, bei dem ein oder mehrere Bestandteile ersetzt werden.

In den letzten Jahren findet man immer mehr Produkte mit dem Beinamen „light“ in den Supermärkten. Sie werden als gesunde und kalorienarme Alternative beworben. Im Regal sind sie leicht am blassen Farbcode zu erkennen.

Whistleblowing: Wanna be a Hero?

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Who’s the hero? President Barack Obama or Edward Snowden? A short brainstorm. Image if someone you don’t know have a list of all your phone calls inclusive duration and frequency, maybe also the GPS position when you were calling someone, a summary of all your messages you wrote, all the timestamps you used any social media network or even have access to the microphone or camera of your smartphone at night? Isn’t it frightening? Isn’t it alarming that this is reality?

EdBuster

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Coca Cola – open calories

Macht man sich wirklich Freude auf?

Welcher Werbung kann man heut zu tage noch glauben? In der Konsumgesellschaft von heute spielt die Werbung eine große Rolle. Es werden alle Register gezogen, um neue Kunden zu gewinnen.

Coca Cola ist ein weltbekannter Konzern, der mit seinem kohlensäurehaltigen Erfrischungsgetränk die ganze Welt erobert hat.  Es ist die wohl bekannteste Cola-Marke der Coca- Cola Company. Der Coca-Cola-Schriftzug ist ein weltweit bekanntes Markenzeichen.

High Fructose Corn Syrup

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There havebeen Numerous studies proving That High Fructose Corn Syrup does in fact cause and promote obesity. Countries did use HFCS in Their foods have a 20 percent higher chance of having diabetes. Since 1995 to 2010, 16.9 billion dollars in federal subsidies went to companies and organizations in the business of Producing and distributing corn syrup, high fructose corn syrup, corn starch and soy oils.

Testing cosmetics on animals.

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Testing cosmetics on animals.

Almost everyone uses cosmetics. Some use it everyday; others only use cosmetics for special occasions. But in general, we want to look healthy and beautiful.
There are a lot of different types of cosmetics: creams, lotions, powders, perfumes lipsticks, nail polish, eye and facial makeup and many other types of products. Everyday more cosmetics are made. We can choose between hundreds of different colours of foundation to find the one that looks best with our skin tone, and there are more than a thousand different lipstick colours.

Primark - Look good. Pay less.

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Primark ist eine irische Modekette, die eine riesige Auswahl an Mode und Accessoires zum Tiefpreis anbietet und verkauft. Dabei kann es sich nicht um einen fairen Verkauf handeln.

Fleisch bringt's.

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Fleisch bringt’s.


Fleisch verleiht laut AMA Superkräfte.

Fleisch bringt’s. So lautet der Slogan einiger Werbeschaltungen der Fleischindustrie im Österreichischen Fernsehen. Die Marketingstrategie von AMA, dem Agrarmarkt Austria ist simpel und witzig gestaltet. Dem Zuseher und potenziellen Konsument wir suggeriert, dass er mit Fleisch leistungsfähiger und stärker ist. Gleichzeitig wird ihm vorgegaukelt, Fleisch sei gesund.

Book review: Stephen Ward on Global Media Ethics: Problems and Perspectives

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Global media ethics is about the responsibilities of news media that is now global. Compared to traditional ethics, global media ethics are ment to strech over borders and cultures to provide a world-wide guidelines in a world where social media and the internet in general has forced us to rework the rules. With social media and the internet everyone can become a home-grown journalist and publish Facebook, Twitter and blogs. For traditional journalism internet has given access to almost unlimited amount of fast growing information.

Tierfreunde

Manche Hundefreunde benützen die Entsorgungssäckchen doch... Davon landen nur sehr viele gefüllt doch in der nächsten Wiese oder im Kanal. Oder wie hier: Spaßvögel reißen die gesamten Säckle aus der Station und lassen sie vom Winde verwehen.

Ethisches Dilemma

Brille

Papierbecher

Jeden Tag werden in der Mensa Papierbecher für das gratis Wasser verwendet. Meist sogar aufwendig bedruckt. Und das, obwohl eigentlich genügen Gläser vorhanden wären.

Waschmittel

Verschmutzt Waschmittel die Umwelt?

Mülltrennen

Der Müll wird leider viel zu wenig getrennt.

Richtig trennen?

Soll man Wurstverpackungen vorher waschen oder nicht?

The Fukuchima Lie

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The Fukushima Lie

Whenever we think about “media”, or words such as “government” and “Conglomerate” occur to us together. And whenever we think about an accident, media always play an important role. In Japan in 2011, there was a serious explosion of nuclear facility resulted from a tsunami. The tsunami heated an entire area of the Hukushima region and it made it a ground zero.

Blackfish

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The documentary Blackfish covers the life of Tilikum, an orca whale held by SeaWorld. This documentary brings to question the ethics of holding animals in captivity, and the ethics of the corporation in charge.
SeaWorld captured Tilikum from the wild when he was a baby, took him from his mother, and has held him at their location in Orlando for much of his life. He has killed three trainers, and is now segregated from whales and humans alike for most of his life.

A Place at the Table: Moral conflicts surrounding hunger in America

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A Place at the Table is a documentary that follows the lives of several Americans as they struggle with food insecurity. The topic of hunger in the United States has been lingering since the late 1950s. However, the amount of people who go hungry or who have food insecurity (i.e. do not know where their next meal will come from) has drastically risen each year, mostly affecting children, single parents, and the elderly. In 2012, 50 million Americans were food insecure.

Tao Jie- Ein einfaches Leben

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Tao Jie - Ein einfaches Leben

Tao Jie (Originaltitel Tau ze) ist eine Tragikomödie welche 2011 unter der Regie von Ann Hui und nach Drehbuch von Susan Chan und Roger Lee erschienen ist. Produziert wurde der 114 minütige Film in der Volksrepublik China. Zudem beruht der ergreifende und keineswegs beschönigende Film auf einer wahren Geschichte.

Bowling for Collumbine

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What are the reasons for the United States of America keeping the worldwide record on homicides and violent crimes related to guns? In Michael Moores documentary “Bowling for Columbine”, he tries to find answers to this very question, showing the audience interviews of pathetic gun fanatics and even succeeds stopping K-Mart from selling any more bullets to US citizens.
The name of the documentary originates from the so-called Columbine Massacre, a widely reported school shooting that, took place in April 20th 1999 and the fact that the two shooters, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, went bowling before killing 12 students and one teacher, wounding many others.

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