Carol Tucker Foreman

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QUOTATIONS ARCHIVE

This Quotations Archive contains words from famous and some not so famous people who have expressed a sense of love, compassion, and respect for all of God's creation: for people, for animals, and for the environment.  They speak of our teaching methods and philosophy.  They speak of a lifestyle of non-violence.   They seek to eliminate cruelty and suffering.  They seek to wake us up.   They seek to give us hope.

Carol Tucker Foreman
Assistant Secretary of Agriculture during the Carter administration

"The thousands of people who have suffered food poisoning after eating beef will, no doubt, appreciate that their beef was aesthetically acceptable, even though it made them ill. 'Lovely to look at, dangerous to eat' is not a standard that is likely to help beef sales."
~ Commenting on the inadequacy of the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Streamlined (Meat) Inspection System (SIS).