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This book will change how you think about food

Posted by ellenr z6 NJ (My Page) on
Wed, Nov 4, 09 at 6:58

"[Jonathan Safran] Foer takes us alongside him as he bungles through undercover investigations and into the hidden world of today's industrial farming. We find out that turkeys have been so genetically modified they are not capable of sexual reproduction. We learn that the chickens on American's plates have been bred to grow so large so fast that their mere genetics destines them to suffering. We learn that "free range" means next to nothing and why it's fish and chicken you want to most avoid.

The book is a case against factory farming, but we don't hear only the bad news about animal agriculture. Foer also takes us to the most humane and sustainable animal farms in the nation. We get to hear a dizzying variety of voices: factory farmers, slaughterhouse workers, animal activists, a turkey farmer who apologizes to his animals, a vegetarian cattle rancher, and a vegan helping to build a slaughterhouse."
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RE: This book will change how you think about food

Thank you ellenr,
Do you have an e mail, i have an artical you would love to read,i don't know how to post new letters.But I can send forward,ha ha,Let me know,ok
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