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Table of Contents Introduction Chapter 1 Animals To Us Nature's Ingenuity Of Termites and Chimps Our Natural Diet-From Chimp to Human Fire-The Origins of Cooking The Dawn of Human Culture Chapter 2 A Celebration of Culture Different Places, Different Foods Celebrations and Feasts Food and Religious Traditions Chapter 3 How We Lost Commonsense Farming Death by Monoculture Growing Food with Poisons Our Chemical Legacy / Children Beware A Hopeful Awakening Chapter 4 Seeds of Discontent Caution: Biohazards Ahead A Letter Comes in the Mail... Lord of the Seeds Small Farmers Strike Back They Were Wrong Before Animals and GMOs Chapter 5 Animal Factories: Farms of Misery Not All Pigs Live Like Babe What's the Beef? Not-So-Contented Cows Veal: What You've Heard is True The Birth of Frankenfoods Chapter 6 Farming Animals: Hazards to Our Health They Don't Even Call Them Farms Disease in the Slaughterhouse Bacteria Viruses Hormones Antibiotic Resistance Animal Waste: The Cycle of Pollution Pig Business is Big Business Chapter 7 Doing Our Part: Help Animals on the Farm Holding Restaurants Accountable Talk to Your Grocer Help Rescue Animals Chapter 8 Ravaging the Oceans & Seas The Great Lakes of Africa Hazards of Fish Farming Harmful to Humans Hunting the Tiger Prawns Willing to Take the Risk? (It's a very brief section just about risk) Our Mercurial Oceans Chapter 9 Becoming a Vegetarian Coping with Travel Consider Our Children A Case for Eating Less Meat & Seafood How Eating Meat Impacts the Environment Feeding Our Appetite for Meat Irresponsible Use of Water Chapter 10 Global Supermarkets Food, Fuel and Freeways A Spoonful of Sugar Chapter 11 Taking Back Our Food Sensible Farming Deep Organic, Shallow Organic Chapter 12 The Endangered Family Farmer Pound, Dollar, Peso, Rupee-Local is Affordable Farming in Our Cities Saving Family Farmers Chapter 13 Eat Local, Eat Seasonal Protecting Our Heirlooms As Those Who Came Before Traditional Foods Are the Healthiest Slow Food Picks Up the Pace Changing the World One Hard Hat at a Time Chapter 14 At Home and School: Feeding Our Children School Meals A Delicious Revolution And Then There's the Big Dream Feed Me Better: The Naked Chef Goes to School Appetite for a New Curriculum Chapter 15 Obesity, Fast Food and Waste The Not-So-Missing Link The Seduction of Happy Meals Beware of Corn Syrup Fast Foods, Sugar and Violence Waste Not, Want Not Chapter 16 Sustainable Farming An Organic Wave Worldwide Take Care of the Earth-Take Care of The Women It All Begins and Ends with Soil Local Food for Local People Chapter 17 The Looming Water Crisis Wasting Water The Truth About Bottled Water And About Those Plastic Bottles... When Corporations Own the Water Will Wars Be Fought Over Water? Chapter 18 Stories of Nebraska They Have the Corn They Have the Factory Farms They Have the Global Supermarket And They Have the Water Crisis In the Good Old Days Yet Hope Grows in Nebraska Chapter 19 Harvest for Hope One Purchase, One Meal, One Bite at a Time Eating to Vote Resources Acknowledgements
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Food industry and trade.