Gristle

From Factory Farms to Food Safety
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Original Publish Date: Mar 16, 2010
Product Number: EB00667965
Released: Apr 21, 2016
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781595585905
Publisher: The New Press
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Description

The musician and activist offers "a collection of compelling, well-researched essays . . . shining light on the world of agribusiness" and Big Meat (Publishers Weekly). For everyone from omnivores to vegans, this eye-opening guide offers food for thought on today's meat industry. Moby, renowned musician and passionate vegan, and Miyun Park, leading food policy activist, bring together experts from diverse backgrounds including: farming, workers' rights activism, professional athletics, science, environmental sustainability, food business, and animal welfare advocacy. Together, they eloquently lay out how industrial animal agriculture unnecessarily harms workers, communities, the environment, our health, our wallets, and animals. In the tradition of Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma, Gristle combines hard-hitting facts with a light touch and includes informative charts and illustrations depicting the stark realities of America's industrial food system. Contributors include: -Brendan Brazier -Lauren Bush -Christine Chavez and Julie Chavez Rodriguez -Michael Greger, MD -Sara Kubersky and Tom O'Hagan -Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Lappe -John Mackey -Danielle Nierenberg and Meredith Niles -Wayne Pacelle -Paul and Phyllis Willis

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