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More feedlot finishing on corn was needed to bring range cattle up to the market
weight; beef lost its price advantage over pork; and per capita beef consumption
fell from a peak of 67. 1 pounds at the turn of the century to 54.9 pounds in 1940.
sold in the U.S., unlike frankfurters, contain only beef and nothing but beef. There
is a simple reason for this, although most Americans don't know it. Legally, there
is no such thing as a hamburger which is not an all-beef hamburger.
the federal government's failure to develop adequate safeguards against
trichinosis, the exclusion of pork and pork fat from hamburgers suggest that beef
producers had more influence in government circles than pork producers. If true,
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Good to eat: riddles of food and cultureUser Review - Not Available - Book Verdict
Why are the world's food habits or "foodways,'' as Harris refers to them, so diverse? In this scholarly yet fast-paced and very readable work, anthropologist Harris argues that "major differences in ... Read full review
ONE Good to Think or Good to Eat?
TWO Meat Hunger
THREE The Riddle of the Sacred Cow
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