Beyond Beef

Beyond Beef

The Rise and Fall of the Cattle Culture

Book - 1992
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A brilliant and devastating examination and indictment of the cattle culture that has come to shape and warp our world. Rifkin shows how the love affair with beef has led to increased hunger, disease, and environmental devastation. This persuasive book should be an urgent warning to everyone who cares about the fate of the earth.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Dutton, c1992
ISBN: 9780452269521
0452269520
Characteristics: xi, 353 p

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Apr 04, 2012

This book is full of historical and political context on the American beef industry, and its evolution from grass-fed to corn-fed, and why this is wrong. It also notes the environmental degradation caused by cattle ranching.

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Apr 04, 2012

By favoring fat over lean beef in its grading system and pricing policy, the USDA has helped sustain the grain-fed cattle complex of North America for the better part of a century. p.97

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