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The Meat Business: Devouring a Hungry Planet

BMJ 2000; 321 doi: (Published 29 July 2000) Cite this as: BMJ 2000;321:306
  1. Maurice King, honorary research fellow
  1. University of Leeds

    Eds Geoff Tansey, Joyce D'Silva

    Earthscan Publications, £12.99, pp 249

    ISBN 185383 603 6

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    “Why don't you eat your sausages?” I asked a little girl. “I don't like eating my friends,” she replied. This book is concerned with how those friends are cared for before they reach the frying pan. It explores the dilemmas that arise as we try to provide healthy and plentiful food for all people in a way that is gentle to animals and the environment. While …

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