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10 Most Controversial Posts of 2011

1. A Burger With a Conscience?

“Meat was indisputably murder, as it essentially still is, but now with more awareness, and a measure of humanity, being utilized and practiced by certain small-scale purveyors, the act of eating meat still implicates the consumer in the life taken, but just not the presumed cruelty. At any given moment there are about a dozen types of brands and certifications that inform the consumer that their meat is either sustainably harvested, organically raised, grass-fed, or humanely treated – all indicators that a burger is no longer simply a burger. Sure, some of it is just inflated marketing speak, but much of it does indicate that the wind has shifted and feedlot beef, while still the vast majority of what is available to consumers, is very slowly being challenged by meat raised with a higher sense of scruples…”

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Katie Waldeck

Katie is a freelance writer focused on pets, food and women’s issues. A Chicago native and longtime resident of the Pacific Northwest, Katie now lives in Oakland, California.

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1:20AM PDT on Aug 2, 2012

awesome! keep on sharing

6:23AM PST on Jan 17, 2012

cool

7:06PM PST on Jan 5, 2012

thanks.

9:48AM PST on Jan 5, 2012

thanks for the recap.

9:00AM PST on Jan 4, 2012

Lovely discussions, sometimes a bit silly though.

9:00AM PST on Jan 4, 2012

Lovely discussions, sometimes a bit silly though.

9:25AM PST on Jan 3, 2012

all good srticles

3:35AM PST on Jan 3, 2012

Haha, wow. And every one of those articles still have ongoing debates in the comments section.

1:42AM PST on Jan 3, 2012

thanks!

5:31PM PST on Jan 2, 2012

Thanks for bringing these to our attention again.
Happy New Year everyone at Care2.

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