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6 May 2008

Dead cats and dogs from shelters and vet clinics are often mixed into livestock feed for cattle and hogs on factory farms.

" the remains of millions of euthanized cats and dogs passed along by veterinarians and animal shelters, are rendered annually into livestock feed in the process turning cattle and hogs, which are natural herbivores, into unwitting carnivores.

* SOURCE:
  U.S. News and World Report
  "The next bad beef scandal" - 1997

* LEARN MORE:
  Problems with Eating Meat - Article Series
  Stop Farming Animals for Food

* RECOMMENDED READING:
 
MAD COWBOY
  by Howard Lyman - 4th generation cattle rancher and feedlot operator turned vegan

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