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Fri Jan 25, 2013, 08:04 AM

How to Stop the Next Pandemic: End Factory Farming


from Civil Eats:



How to Stop the Next Pandemic: End Factory Farming
By Thom Hartmann and Sam Sacks on January 22, 2013


Is our national habit of eating dead animals dragging us closer and closer to a flu pandemic that could kill tens of millions of Americans? Dr. Michael Greger believes so.

He’s the author of the new book, Bird Flu: A Virus of Our Own Hatching, and he recently came on our show, The Big Picture, to ring the alarm bell.

“Up to sixty million Americans get the flu every year,” he said before asking, “What if it turned deadly?”

The question wasn’t exactly rhetorical.

We do know that the flu is already deadly. Hundreds, sometime thousands, of Americans do die every year from the regular seasonal flu, which according to the Center for Disease Control has a mortality rate of about two-tenths of one percent. ..............(more)

The complete piece is at: http://civileats.com/2013/01/22/how-to-stop-the-next-pandemic-end-factory-farming/



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Fri Jan 25, 2013, 08:06 AM

1. i come to the 'food revolution' through the cooking door.

and nothing would make me happier -- and make what i serve to family and friends better -- than ending this practice.

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Fri Jan 25, 2013, 08:08 AM

2. Thom Hartmann for President - 2016!

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