Farmageddon mobi à The True Cost of Cheap Meat read ´ naturaltreatment

book ✓ The True Cost of Cheap Meat Î Philip Lymbery

Rising to per cent in US are routinely given to industrially farmed animals contributing to the emergence of deadly antibioticresistant superbugs Wildlife is being systematically destroyed bees are now trucked across the States and even airfreighted from Australia to pollinate the fruit trees in the vast orchards of California where a chemical assault has decimated the wild insect population Cereals that could feed billions of people are being g 355br Farmageddon is a comprehensive collection of horror stories about the way in which food is produced unfortunately modern food production is an insanely complicated destructive and cruel system One that all of us need to know something about as all of us eat and will probably want to continue eating and existing in this planet that the messed up food industry is spoiling before our eyes I do however feel like the structure could have been a bit more clear for those not familiar with these matters and the ending annoyed me with its dismissal of veganism

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Farmageddon The True Cost of Cheap MeatIven to animals soya and grain that could nourish the world's poorest are now grown increasingly as animal fodderFarmageddon is a fascinating and terrifying investigative journey behind the closed doors of a runaway industry across the world – from the UK Europe and the USA to China Argentina Peru and Mexico It is both a wakeup call to change our current food production and eating practices and an attempt to find a way to a better farming futur 45 ⭐️ firstly this isn’t a pro veggievegan book or a read solely focussed on animal welfare albeit welfare can’t be ignored when it comes to factory farming this is a book that exposes the eye opening reality of industrial farming and the perils of how we are currently feeding the world and ultimately starving it If this continues we won’t have enough food to feed the world we’re already running out by 2050br br It’s pretty much a wake up call for the need to change our current food production which is no longer sustainable for feeding the global population our environment or our health br br Lymbery’s investigative journey through this industry is downright remarkable Exposing each and every truth about how our current food production is killing our planet health and the uality of our food With fascinating insights on every page eg did you know that 50% of the world’s antibiotics is routinely given to industrial farmed animals the means by which most meat dairy and eggs enter our food chain which in turn is resulting in the emergence of antibiotic resistant superbugs This is one of the many mind blowing facts I learned with each turn of the page in this punchy fast readbr br This delivers the kind of information that many people prefer not to know but when we no longer know for certain what we are eating and the impact our food consumption is having on the world ignorance is no longer bliss This book as was uite rightly said “demands reading and deserves the wisest possible audiences” Joanna Lumley br br Only when we know the truth can we make informed choices as a consumer and use our power as the consumer to stop the ecological meltdown that’s taking place

Philip Lymbery Î Farmageddon: The True Cost of Cheap Meat kindle

Farmageddon mobi à The True Cost of Cheap Meat read ´ naturaltreatment æ Farm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating – as the UK horsemeat scandal demFarm animals have been disappearing from our fields as the production of food has become a global industry We no longer know for certain what is entering the food chain and what we are eating – as the UK horsemeat scandal demonstrated We are reaching a tipping point as the farming revolution threatens our countryside health and the uality of our food wherever we live in the world Our health is under threat half of all antibiotics used worldwide This book has some useful details for the cautious beginner concerned with factory animal farming; however it has some major limitations The primary oversight is the economic factors forprofit ownership that is private and abstracted from local social accountability that perpetuate the global issues raisedbr br why are edible crops grain corn soy and fish being fed to factory animals for diminishing returns when they could go to feed the hungry globallybr why is so much land appropriated for corporate farming and vulnerable farmers so heavily dependent on corporations loans seeds artificial fertilizers pesticides machinerybr why has environmental sustainability declined so significantly since traditional locallyowned farming was replaced with corporate intensive factory farming Is the environment an externality something that is outside the market so can be exploited to cut costs and raise profits The same uestion applies to animal welfarebr what are the economic drivers behind corporate food wastebr br This book reminds me of Bill McKibben's Eaarth which addresses the environment in particular climate change another major externality of the Capitalist market without diving into the economic drivers of the crisis br br It's worth exploring Arundhati Roy's Capitalism A Ghost Story about Capitalism in India to get a sense the global impact Capitalism has a global commodity chain after all; the countries that have their minerals and oil extracted by multinational corporations or grow cash crops for the global market these are all very much Capitalist countries br br Until people take seriously the priority of local ownershipautonomy and reconstruction of corporate behemoths we will continue to have books that reveal some surface phenomenon and offer nonsolutions like check your label before buying br