In this New York Times article, Mark Bittman explains the many
reasons why eating chickens is probably not a good idea. The recent
Salmonella outbreak reminds us of the brokenness within the food
system. Those who supposedly should care about our health are more
worried about meeting the demand for chicken and profit margins more
than anything else.
Should You Eat Chicken?
Christians are called to be good
stewards of God’s Creation, which includes all creatures, our health
and the environment. However, a clear example that we are not doing
a good job is the facts that we raise animals for food when it’s not
necessary. Moreover, we do so causing much suffering, disease and
It’s clearly time to move away from
animal-based agriculture and align our faith with our food choices.
Your question and comments are welcome