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Table of Contents Acknowledgments Introduction Frequently asked questions Acronyms 1. Gratifying consumers: Packages of woe 2. Vegetarian heart: Sound advice for your ticker 3. Extreme manure: The excrement files 4. Troubled waters: Oceans in peril 5. Legal disconnect: Farmed animals forgotten 6. Contaminant magnetism: Meat-microbe attraction 7. Oink!: Modern pig life 8. World water III: Tapping out 9. Epidemiologically speaking: The Chinese vindicator 10. Low rungs: Meat's laborers 11. Hunger/meat connection: It cuts like a scythe 12. Almost human: Animal intelligence and emotion 13. Nitrogen elixir: Petrochemical treadmill 14. Genetic integrity: The animals' ultimate sacrifice 15. Overkill: The cull of the innocent 16. Cancer connection: The "Big C" and meat 17. Prescription contamination: Animals on drugs 18. Pandemic in the making: Farmed animal/influenza connection 19. Indispensable fiber: Only found in plants 20. Fossil fuel alchemy: The oil in your meat 21. Fatal Entanglements: Dredgers, longlines and driftnets 22. Swallow this: Marketing to the minions 23. Nagging conditions: Above the belt 24. Nagging conditions: Below the belt 25. Modern mutant: E. coli O157:H7 26. A big problem: The vegetarian solution 27. Desertification: How dry we're getting 28. Habit forming: Antibiotics on the farm 29. Toxic trickle: Killing us softly 30. Cluck: Modern broiler life 31. Biosecurity: A-scrubbing and a-scraping we will go 32. BSE: The cows are mad as hell 33. Number's up: Cholesterol and blood pressure readings 34. Row crops: Amber waves of feed 35. Meat and poultry inspection: Where are we now? 36. Franken-farmyard: The freaks are here 37. Roots to nuts: New Four Food Groups 38. Feces fiasco: Operation contaminated chicken 39. Blue pastures: Aquaculture's floating feedlots 40. The slurry slope: The cow in your asphalt 41. Large-mammal slaughter: Inexact at any speed 42. CAFO in town: Gagging for sanity 43. Dairy, be wary: Losing tolerance for milk 44. Meat, fish, and dairy: Industries on the dole 45. Operation ocean plunder: Jellyfish rules 46. Slumgullion stew: Unfit for man or beast 47. Passage to extinction: Hunting and fishing for "sport" 48. Fruits, nuts 'n' other morsels: Phyto-health aplenty 49. Vegetable kingdom: Of cabbages, roots, stems, and leaves 50. Conveyor of tears: Modern chicken slaughter 51. Disaster developing: Poor nations clamor for meat 52. Harm on the range: Extinct is forever 53. Life of the hen: Cruelty in the eggs-treme 54. Antidotes to filth: High-tech battle of the bugs 55. Heavy petting: Let's talk about sex 56. Chemical castration: Manure downstream menace 57. Industrial-size farm: Big and inflexible 58. Moo! Modern dairy cow life 59. Biotech and cloning: Technology in our food 60. Death by algae: Shafting fish and grasses 61. Mining the aquifers: Thirsting for meat 62. Predator control: Operation extermination 63. Animal transport: Accidental travelers' byway to hell 64. Illegal fishing: That final nihilistic grab 65. Boosting output: This is your cow on hormones 66. Exotic meat: Heralding extinction, disease 67. Protein, iron, zinc: Yes, we have no deficiencies 68. Marine refuges: The virtues of abstinence 69. Gastro-enteric methane emissions: Burping cows heat the planet 70. Pick your poisson: Dioxin, mercury, or PCBs 71. Links, lost and found: Eco-systems in turmoil 72. The adulterants: Contaminants by the pound 73. Aghast from the past: Venomous coastal cell 74. Living laboratories: To be or not to be vegetarian 75. Carnivore conflicts: Meat militates against peace. 76. Slaughterhouse sludge: Happy entrails to you 77. Health claims: The catch about fish 78. Mutilating animals: A very bad habit 79. Recalling meat: Overdue and incomplete 80. Storm stories: Torrents of tragedy 81. Endocrine pump: Hormonal cancers and meat 82. Clinical consensus: Fish feel pain 83. Apocalypse then: Foot and mouth disease 84. Ammonia rain: Fumes of destruction 85. Colorectal Cancer: Opting for prevention 86. Concentrated and centralized: The big-meat steamroller 87. Greed before mercy: Agriculture's walking wounded 88. Meat, the sequel: Heart failure, stroke, and bypass 89. Mephitic emissions: The air of decomposing waste 90. Vegetarianism: Official dicta 91. Listeria: The pathogen that came in from the cold 92. Cyanide and dynamite: Reefs on the edge 93. Seafood surprise: Platter of poisons 94. Veal calves: Incarceration of the innocent 95. Kandid Kitchen: Pathogens where we eat 96. Necessarily soy: The moo-less wonder 97. Contracts of betrayal: Grower be damned 98. Off the hook: Fishers as their own regulators 99. Foie gras: Pâté without pity 100. Longevity matters: Taking our diet for all it's worth 101. Planet lifeboat: The earth's inexorable verdict
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