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Basics

On the Web: Articles

A Century after 'Jungle,' Dangers Remain. Sharon Cohen, Boston Globe (4/22/06).

The Beef with Wolves. Jessica Lyons, AlterNet (1/6/03).

The Ethics of Eating. Rich Heffern, National Catholic Reporter (5/24/02).

Dispelling the Cowboy Myth. Tim Lengreth, EarthSave (n.d.).

What About Grass-Fed Beef? John Robbins, Food Revolution (n.d.)

Why Oprah Was Right, the Texas Cattlemen Were Wrong, & the Crisis Facing the American Hamburger Isn't Over. Jim Motavalli, EMagazine (5-6/98).

On the Web: Specialized Sites

American Meat Institute. Industry's mouthpiece.

Animal Freedom Foundation.

EarthSave.

Factory Farming.

Grace Factory Farm Project.

International Society for Animal Rights.

The Meatrix.

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA).

Rachel's Environment & Health News.

Sierra Club.

In the Library: Articles

Sawy, Nada. "Activists push farm industry for slaughterhouse changes," Santa Cruz Sentinel (7/7/03):A-10.

Specter, Michael. “The extremist,” New Yorker (4/14/03):52-67.

In the Library: Non-Fiction Books

Adams, Carol J. The Sexual Politics of Meat: A Feminist-Vegetarian Critical Theory (NY: Continuum, 2000).

Carnell, Paul. Alternatives to Factory Farming (London: Earth Resources Research, 1983).

Coe, Sue. Dead Meat (NY: Four Walls Eight Windows, 1995).

Collard, Andree & Joyce Contrucci. Rape of the Wild: Men's Violence Against Animals & the Earth (Bloomington: Indiana U., 1989).

Compa, Lance A. Blood, Sweat & Fear: Workers' Rights in US Meat & Poultry Plants (NY: Human Rights Watch, 2004).

Davis, Karen. Prisoned Chickens, Poisoned Eggs: An Inside Look at the Modern Poultry Industry (Summertown TN: Book Publishing, 1996).

Eisnitz, Gail. Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect & Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry (NY: Prometheus, 2006).

Fenichell, Stephen & Lawrence S. Charfoos. Daughters at Risk: A Personal DES History (NY: Doubleday, 1981).

Gold, Mark. Assault & Battery: What Factory Farming Means for Humans & Animals (London: Pluto, 1983).

Johnson, Andrew. Factory Farming (Oxford: Blackwell, 1991).

Lyman, Howard with Glen Merzer. Mad Cowboy: The Plain Truth from the Cattle Rancher Who Won't Eat Meat (NY: Scribner, 1998).

Marcus, Alan I. Cancer from Beef: DEI, Federal Food Regulation, & Consumer Confidence (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins, 1994).

Marcus, Eric. Meat Market: Animals, Ethics, & Money (?: Brio,

Mason, Jim & Peter Singer. Animal Factories: What Agribusiness is Doing to the Family Farm, the Environment, & Your Health (NY: Harmony, 1990).

Orenberg, Cynthia Laitman. DES: The Complete Story (NY: St. Martin's, 1981).

Rifkin, Jeremy. Beyond Beef: The Rise & Fall of the Cattle Culture (NY: Dutton, 1992).

Robbins, John. Diet for a New America (Walpole NH: Stillpoint, 1987).

__________. May All Be Fed: Diet for a New World (NY: W. Morrow, 1992).

Schell, Orville. Modern Meat: Antibiotics, Hormones & the Pharmaceutical Farm (NY: Random House, 1984).

Skaggs, Jimmy M. Prime Cut: Livestock Raising & Meatpacking in the US, 1607-1983 (College Station TX: Texas A&M, 1986).

Striffler, Steve. Chicken: The Dangerous Transformation of America's Favorite Food (New Haven: Yale, 2005).

Wade, Louise Carroll. Chicago's Pride: The Stockyards, Packingtown, & Environs in the 19th C. (Urbana: U. Illinois, 1987).

Ziegler, P. Thomas. The Meat We Eat (Danville IL: Interstate, 1948).

In the Library: Fiction

Ozeki, Ruth. My Year of Meats (NY: Penguin, 1998).

Sinclair, Upton. The Jungle [1903] (NY: Modern Library, 2002).

In the Library: For Young Readers

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CD & Audio

Film & Video

"Diet for a New America" [1991], dir. ?, 60m. From KCET Video.



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