No Happy Cows Dispatches from the Frontlines of the Food Revolution

ISBN-10: 1573245755

ISBN-13: 9781573245753

Edition: 2012

Authors: John Robbins

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From the bestselling author of Diet for a New America and The Food Revolution.Internationally known vegan and bestselling author John Robbins has continued to discuss food politics and food-related issues in his popular website www.johnrobbins.infoNo Happy Cowscollects these recent observations together for the first time in book form. Robbins shares his dispatches from the front lines of the food revolution: From his undercover investigations of feed lots and slaughterhouses, to the rise of food contamination, the slave trade behind chocolate and coffee, the sham of "Vitamin Water," and the effects of hormones on animals and animal products.Among the topics covered are:Does Soy Cause Alzheimer's DiseaseInfants Growing Breasts?: The Trouble with Hormones in our MilkJust How Bad is McDonalds?Chocolate and 21st-century SlaveryRobbin's trenchant and provocative observations into the relationships between animals and the humans who raise them remind us of the importance of working for a more compassionate and environmentally responsible world.Includes an introduction by the author and an up-to-date list of books, films, and websites for further information.
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Book details

List price: $27.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Publication date: 3/29/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 5.75" wide x 8.75" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 0.814
Language: English

Introduction
Caring for All Creatures
The Metamorphosis of a Pig Farmer
Eggs and the Chickens Who Lay Them
No Such Thing as Happy Cows
What Are We Putting into Our Bodies?
Health Food or Harm Food? The Truth about Soy
Does Soy Cause Alzheimer's?
It's Not about Size, It's about Health: Obesity and Food Choices
The Skinny on Grass-fed Beef
Are Factory Farms Becoming Biological Weapons Factories?
Greed and Salmonella: A Deadly Duo
Infants Growing Breasts: The Trouble with Hormones in Our Milk
Is Your Favorite Ice Cream Made with Monsanto's Artificial Hormones?
The Startling Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate
Industrial Food Production-and Other Dirty Dealings
No Sweetness Here: Chocolate and 21st-century Slavery
Bitter Beans: Why Fair Trade Coffee Matters So Much
Pink KFC Buckets?
Super Size Me
The Battle for Our Children
The Vitaminwater Deception
Being Human in This Troubled World
Remembering How Much Relationships Matter
Do Friends Let Friends Eat Junk Food?
Mike
On Suffering
Stronger at the Broken Places
Further Reading and Other Resources
About the Author
John Rabbins' Website
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