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Slaughterhouse

The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, And Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.s. Meat Industry

by Gail A. Eisnitz

  • 130 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Prometheus Books .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Food manufacturing & related industries,
  • Politics / Current Events,
  • Industries - Agribusiness,
  • Industries And Trades (Economic Aspects),
  • Meat Products,
  • Slaughtering and slaughter-houses,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Meat inspection,
  • Business/Economics,
  • USA,
  • Industries - General,
  • Conspiracy & Scandal Investigations,
  • Food Science,
  • Public Policy - General,
  • United States,
  • Animals,
  • Animal welfare

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages328
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8851189M
    ISBN 101591024501
    ISBN 109781591024507

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Chapter One: Summary: The narrator assures us that the book we are about to read is true, more or less. The parts dealing with World War II are most faithful to actual events.

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