“Few people know that Chicken McNuggets are 56% corn. Or that corn-fed cows in industrial feedlots sleep in deep piles of manure – a source of bacteria that find their way into our hamburgers.
Or that beef cows are fed synthetic nitrogen, chicken litter, blood and fat products of other slaughtered cattle, along with as much corn as they can stand. Cows naturally eat grass, not corn.
Corn wreaks havoc with their digestive systems, causing all kinds of disease. “A growing body of research suggests that many problems associated with eating beef are really problems with corn-fed beef .” (p.75)
These are tidbits from a short review of “The Ominivore’s Dilemma”, by Michael Pollan…
More here (warning, I own part of the tiny start up for which this is an educational website…click at own risk.)
Any books you’ve read that support or amplify your belief system? Send them in…I might post one or two…This sort of thing helps build one’s values, think?
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