This article is taken from “The Food Revolution” by John Robbins, pg. 190-194.
THE GOLDEN EGG
When I asked one poultry producer whether he was worried about the increasing public concern for farm animal welfare, he told me, “They’re just stupid birds.”
This attitude underlies the way chickens are treated in the poultry industry today. “They’re just stupid birds,” so there’s no limit on how cruelly you can treat them. People with a little more sensitivity, however, look at it differently. Continue reading
Facts On PHYTOCHEMICALS “Only found in plants you say”
Vegetables and fruit are not only rich in essential vitamins and minerals and fibre; they’re also rich in compounds called phytochemicals that provide Continue reading
DID YOU KNOW
One of the most widely used color additives comes from an unexpected source. Cochineal extract (also known as carmine or carminic acid) is made from the dead bodies of small bugs harvested mainly in Peru and the Canary Islands. The female Dactylopius Continue reading
This homemade mushroom soup is quite different from canned or the packaged soups.
1 lb brown mushrooms, sliced
½ cup sliced shiitake mushrooms, stems removed, sliced
Water for frying
1 onion, chopped Continue reading