"On average," writes Jonathan Safran Foer, "Americans eat the equivalent of 21,000 animals in a lifetime." Alas, most of these animals came from factory farms, n
As the health-care bill passes through Congress, one wonders about an issue that has been left out of discussions. No, not abortion. Food.
I'm a cradle vegetarian. Didn't have even a bite of meat -- red or white, fish or fowl -- until I was maybe eleven years old, and then I lost my dietary virginity to a hot dog.
In his September 9 New York Times article, "Big Food vs.