More than ever before meat is making headlines. Contamination cases are on the rise, obesity has become pandemic and industrial livestock farming is the cause of 20% of greenhouse emissions. It is little wonder that vegetarianism has moved from the fringes to the mainstream as evidence accumulates in favour of the many benefits of meatlessness. Multi-platinum musician Moby, one of the world's most famous vegans, brings together 10 leading foodies, doctors, politicians and business leaders to create a concise guide to making informed choices about meat consumption.
Contents Introduction by Moby 1 Health by Brendan Brazier 2 Environment by Lauren Bush 3 Taxpayers by John Mackey 4 Animals by Wayne Pacelle 5 Climate Change by Gowri Koneswaran and Meredith Niles 6 Children's Health by Sara Kubersky and Tom O'Hagan 7 Workers by Christine Chavez and Julie Chavez Rodriguez 8 Communities by Paul and Phyllis Willis 9 Zoonotic Diseases by Michael Greger, M.D. 10 Global Hunger by Frances Moore Lappe and Anna Lappe Epilogue by Miyun Park Resource Guide About the contributors