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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.info No 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 Disease Infants Growing Breasts?: The Trouble with Hormones in our Milk Just How Bad is McDonalds? Chocolate and 21st-century Slavery Robbin'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.
Table of Contents
|Caring for All Creatures|
|The Metamorphosis of a Pig Farmer||p. 3|
|Eggs and the Chickens Who Lay Them||p. 17|
|No Such Thing as Happy Cows||p. 21|
|What Are We Putting into Our Bodies?|
|Health Food or Harm Food? The Truth about Soy||p. 31|
|Does Soy Cause Alzheimer's?||p. 60|
|It's Not about Size, It's about Health: Obesity and Food Choices||p. 67|
|The Skinny on Grass-fed Beef||p. 74|
|Are Factory Farms Becoming Biological Weapons Factories?||p. 89|
|Greed and Salmonella: A Deadly Duo||p. 95|
|Infants Growing Breasts: The Trouble with Hormones in Our Milk||p. 100|
|Is Your Favorite Ice Cream Made with Monsanto's Artificial Hormones?||p. 104|
|The Startling Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate||p. 109|
|Industrial Food Production-and Other Dirty Dealings|
|No Sweetness Here: Chocolate and 21st-century Slavery||p. 115|
|Bitter Beans: Why Fair Trade Coffee Matters So Much||p. 128|
|Pink KFC Buckets?||p. 132|
|Super Size Me||p. 138|
|The Battle for Our Children||p. 142|
|The Vitaminwater Deception||p. 147|
|Being Human in This Troubled World|
|Remembering How Much Relationships Matter||p. 153|
|Do Friends Let Friends Eat Junk Food?||p. 158|
|On Suffering||p. 166|
|Stronger at the Broken Places||p. 170|
|Further Reading and Other Resources||p. 115|
|About the Author||p. 183|
|John Rabbins' Website||p. 185|
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