In March 2002, Burger King announced it was adding a veggie burger nationwide to its permanent menu, with as its sole supplier. Farm Sanctuary had been providing volunteers to assist at Animal Acres since April 2011. Leading animal rights activist Gene Baur examines the real cost of the meat on our plates -- for both humans and animals alike -- in this provocative and thorough examination of the modern farm industry. I saw many well taken care of animals, got to interact with these friendly creatures and heard a lot of storis from the tourguide. The book encourages self-examination and a more humane way of living. That's what Baur had been told - but when he first visited a stockyard he realized that this rosy depiction couldn't be more inaccurate.
I am also very happy with the Appendix. Paste the code below into the web page where you wish to embed the ShoutEngine player. When we're aware, we care. Bufflehead Farm, a 12-acre 4. I have to admit it took me several months to finish the book as I would take long pauses between chapters. The first animal rescued was a sheep named Hilda, who was rescued from a pile of dead animals behind a. He talks about all the What really sets this book apart from other animal rights books are the short stories about an animal at the end of each chapter.
We also find out more about the work of activists and the legal challenges tha they face these days when fighting animal cruelty. Now, 40 years later, Peter Singer's landmark work still looms large as a foundational and canonical text of animal advocacy. I've since decided to adhere to a more vegan diet and continue educating myself on being a more informed consumer of goods to ensure companies I support have ethical practices and are cruelty free. !! In Power Foods for the Brain, Dr. I have to admit it took me several months to finish the book as I would take long pauses between chapters. Baur, co-founder of Farm Sanctuary, , a farm animal protection organization with sanctuaries in New York and California, talks about his activism on behalf of farmed animals.
And you owe it to yourself to know the facts about what you're putting into your bodies -- and into your children's bodies. I want to know more about the unethical practices that are hurting every American, financially. Many people picture cows, sheep, pigs, and chickens as friendly creatures who live happily within the confines of a peaceful family farm, arriving as food for humans only Leading animal rights activist Gene Baur examines the real cost of the meat on our plates -- for both humans and animals alike -- in this provocative and thorough examination of the modern farm industry. In The Cheese Trap, Dr. I do not eat meat but my family does and after reading this book I will be making some serious changes with the food that enters our house.
I wish everyone would read this book. Vision A world in which humans embrace a vegan ethic and practice compassion and respect for all species. It's easy to forget how much we love them. In reality, the animal protection cause simply asks that animals not be treated like things but respected as creatures with inherent rights. As one already on board with the mindset, I found it hard to read some of the hor Having visited Farm Sanctuary and heard Gene Baur speak on more than one occasion, I had a good idea what to expect from this book. Leading animal rights activist Gene Baur examines the real cost of the meat on our plates - for both humans and animals alike - in this provocative and thorough examination of the modern farm industry.
I especially liked the last chapter. Animal Acres, which had been founded by Farm Sanctuary co-founder Lorri Houston, had come under financial pressures caused by the soft economy and consequent reduced donations. Viewed as production units rather than living beings with feelings, ten billion farm animals are exploited specifically for food in the United States every year. Today, they are free to live in peace and will never again know human cruelty. And, think hard about what I'm putting in my stomach. It is a compelling testament to the need to civilize this industry and end its radical practices for producing meat, dairy, and eggs. Gene has written many titles under his own name as well, including The Secrets of People Who Never Get Sick, which has been translated into more than 20 languages, and The Watch, the definitive book on the wristwatch.
His efforts have been covered by top news organizations, including The New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal. But the information is priceless. Instead of trying to convince everyone to be vegan, Baur is trying to get more humane animal laws in place for the farm animals some of us eat. It is not often, that we picture two-foot wide wire cages with animals encrusted in manure. The appendix of organizations and websites that support compassionate food and animal advocacy gives readers ways to take action and participate in the humane movement. Besides this, I also liked him adding short life stories of the animals living on he farm.
The book includes practical advice and amazing recipes that I hope will inspire everyone to live compassionately and conscientiously. It also takes us through their activism showing the progress they made. Rather, the focus is on the animals the small percentage among the billions slaughtered that make their way to farm sanctuary. For more than 25 years he has traveled extensively around the country, campaigning to raise awareness about the abuses of industrialized factory farming and our current food system. By doing so you ensure that all restaurants know that it is absolutely unacceptable to have this on their menus. But right when he starts that, he immediately switches back over to how cute and human-like pigs are, trying to appeal to your emotions like a one trick pony.