What’s The Real Price Of Your Dollar Burger?

Published August 8, 2015
Updated August 3, 2015

When you hand over a dollar for a McDonald’s double cheeseburger, what exactly are you paying for? Does that dollar reflect the cost of current and future land use, labor or antibiotics given to the cows? If not, is such a system sustainable? What can be done on both the supply and demand side to make our tastes more morally and ecologically palatable?

m ss ng p eces and MIT Media Lab have teamed up to dive into some of those very question in the video “Steak,” featured above.

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