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By John Robbins

Internationally recognized vegan and bestselling writer John Robbins has persisted his observations and investigations into nutrients politics and food-related problems with the day in his renowned HuffingtonPost column, foodrevolution.org.

No chuffed Cows collects those fresh observations besides by no means ahead of released fabric for the 1st time in booklet shape. Robbins stocks his dispatches from the frontlines of the nutrition revolution: From his undercover investigations of feed plenty and slaughterhouses, to the increase of meals illness, the slave alternate at the back of chocolate and occasional, what he calls the sham of "Vitamin Water," and the results of hormones on animals and animal items.

Topics include:

  • The thin on grassfed beef
  • Greed and salmonella
  • Junk nutrients advertising to kids
  • Soy and Alzheimer's
  • Hormones in our milk
  • Plus many extra.

Robbin's trenchant and provocative observations into the relationships among animals and the people who elevate them remind us of the significance of operating for a extra compassionate and environmentally dependable global.

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