On Eating Meat: The Truth About Its Production And The Ethics Of Eating It

byMatthew Evans

Paperback | January 7, 2020

On Eating Meat: The Truth About Its Production And The Ethics Of Eating It by Matthew Evans
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"Compelling, illuminating and often confronting, On Eating Meat is a brilliant blend of a gastronome's passion with forensic research into the sources of the meat we eat. Matthew Evans brings his unflinching honesty - and a farmer's hands-on experience - to the question of how to be an ethical carnivore."- Hugh Mackay

How can 160,000 deaths in one day constitute a "medium-sized operation?" Think beef is killing the world? What about asparagus farms? Or golf? Eat dairy? You'd better eat veal, too. Going vegan might be all the rage, but the fact is the world has an ever-growing, insatiable appetite for meat - especially cheap meat. Former food critic and chef, now farmer and restaurateur Matthew Evans grapples with the thorny issues around the ways we produce and consume animals. From feedlots and abattoirs, to organic farms and animal welfare agencies, he has an intimate, expert understanding of the farming practices that take place in our name. Evans calls for less radicalisation, greater understanding, and for ethical omnivores to stand up for the welfare of animals and farmers alike. Sure to spark intense debate,On Eating Meatis an urgent read for all.
Matthew Evansis a former chef and food critic, now a Tasmanian smallholder, restaurateur and food activist. He raises pigs, milks cows, tends a garden, runs a farm restaurant and teaches from Fat Pig Farm, in the picturesque Huon Valley. Matthew is the star of the long-running SBS TV showThe Gourmet Farmeras well as food documentariesW...
Title:On Eating Meat: The Truth About Its Production And The Ethics Of Eating ItFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:312 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 1 inShipping dimensions:312 pages, 9.25 X 6.12 X 1 inPublished:January 7, 2020Publisher:Murdoch BooksLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1911632213

ISBN - 13:9781911632214

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