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I highly recommend this book to anyone who is interested in the origins of our food and how ethics relates to that.
The authors do a very good job at presenting facts and issues surrounding the ethics (obviously) of the food industry, with a focus on farming.
The authors are never "preachy" with regards to the information presented, as many of the books found in this genre so often are.
On a positive note the book is a quick easy read. There is a reasonable effort to look at some pros and cons for different consumer choices and it does not just go with all things... Read morePublished 19 days ago by DDREmma
Thank you for the page numbers--it makes citations for class so much easier. I also enjoyed the use of family narratives to describe the American experience (even though it ranges... Read morePublished 24 days ago by Maggie G
The book is well researched and straightforward to read. If you are considering veganism and are partial to arguments concerning the suffering of animals, I would highly recommend... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Brad
I admit I was not expecting too much from this book even before I opened it, as I've not found articles by Peter Singer to be particularly compelling analysis. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Algernop Krieger
I learned quite a few new information while reading this book. I now know more about how animals raised to be eaten by most human. Read morePublished 10 months ago by P. Set
Everyone should read this book. I usually do not like to read but this book was hard to put down. Every topic in this book is both knowledgable and interesting and often... Read morePublished 12 months ago by Paris G
The book itself was pretty good (in terms of condition), but the content was a little hard to follow. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Isha
Singer helps us think about the ethical implications of eating, both in terms of the inhumane treatment of most animals who are raised for food, cruelty most of us couldn't stomach... Read morePublished 15 months ago by UU reader
The authors covered everything you could want to know about this issue. Probably preaching to the choir but I did learn a lot about the factory farms and how disgusting they are! Read morePublished 18 months ago by Mary Ullman