I ran across this little gem of an article in Yahoo News earlier this week.
With all my talk lately about me trying my hand at raising animals for meat, I thought it would be perfect to post the article here.
I know the author can do a better job of 'splainin' about this stuff than I can.
So read on!
By the time that cheeseburger arrives on your plate, it’s hard to think about anything but how tasty it’ll be. But when you trace the origins of each ingredient—the beef, the fried egg, the splurge-worthy bacon—some uncomfortable truths emerge.
That we’re uneasy about the origins of our food is no surprise. After all, in our shrink-wrapped, pre-cooked, fast-food world, it’s easy to ignore. Fortunately, though, awareness is growing where it matters: Big Food. In just this year alone, shocking cases of documented animal abuse have persuaded many of the biggest meat purchasers—McDonald’s, Burger King, and Subway—to make their chains more humane.
Still, we’re a long way off from feeling good about what’s for dinner, whether it’s beef, chicken, or even eggs. Join us as we check in with the 8 Cruelest Foods You Eat—plus, what’s being done about them, and what to eat in the meantime.
8 Cruelest Foods You Eat | Yahoo! Health
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Monday: Homestead Revival's Barn Hop, The Chicken Chick's Clever Chicks, A Cat-Like Curiosity's Monday Mantras Link-Up, and @ Home Take 2's Mom's Monday Mingle
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Thursday: A Rural Journal's Rural Thursday Blog Hop, and Two In Diapers' Mommy Brain Mixer
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Saturday: Camera Critter's Life With Dogs Pet Blogger Hop and Country Momma Cooks Saturday Link-Up.
Since today is Friday, that means I'm linking today's post with Deborah Jean's Dandelion House's Farmgirl Friday, Fresh Eggs Daily's Farm Girl Friday Blog Fest, Little Becky Homecky's Fantabulous Friday, and my post "Sniffing the Vomit" with Oh So Amelia's Friday Chaos.
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