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By Mr. Steve Striffler

ISBN-10: 0300095295

ISBN-13: 9780300095296

ISBN-10: 0300123671

ISBN-13: 9780300123678

Anthropologist Steve Striffler starts off this e-book in a bird processing plant, drawing on his personal stories there as a employee. He additionally reviews at the approach chickens are raised at the present time and the way they're ate up. What he discovers approximately America’s favourite meat isn't just disagreeable yet a robust indictment of our business nutrients procedure. the method of bringing chook to our dinner tables is dangerous for all concerned—from farmer to manufacturing facility employee to consumer.

The booklet lines the advance of the chook because the moment international battle, reading the impression of such adjustments because the destruction of the relatives farm, the processing of fowl into nuggets and patties, and the altering make-up of the economic exertions strength. the writer describes the lives of immigrant employees and their reception within the small cities the place they stay. the belief is obvious: there needs to be a greater manner. Striffler proposes radical yet useful swap, a plan that can provide extra humane remedy of chickens, larger meals for the shopper, and reasonable check for foodstuff staff and farmers.

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By Mr. Steve Striffler

ISBN-10: 0300095295

ISBN-13: 9780300095296

ISBN-10: 0300123671

ISBN-13: 9780300123678

Anthropologist Steve Striffler starts off this e-book in a bird processing plant, drawing on his personal stories there as a employee. He additionally reviews at the approach chickens are raised at the present time and the way they're ate up. What he discovers approximately America’s favourite meat isn't just disagreeable yet a robust indictment of our business nutrients procedure. the method of bringing chook to our dinner tables is dangerous for all concerned—from farmer to manufacturing facility employee to consumer.

The booklet lines the advance of the chook because the moment international battle, reading the impression of such adjustments because the destruction of the relatives farm, the processing of fowl into nuggets and patties, and the altering make-up of the economic exertions strength. the writer describes the lives of immigrant employees and their reception within the small cities the place they stay. the belief is obvious: there needs to be a greater manner. Striffler proposes radical yet useful swap, a plan that can provide extra humane remedy of chickens, larger meals for the shopper, and reasonable check for foodstuff staff and farmers.

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