Take pandemics. There could easily be a severe pandemic. A lot of that comes from something we don't pay much attention to: eating meat. The meat production industry, the industrial production of meat, uses an immense amount of antibiotics.We're now running out of antibiotics that deal with the threat of rapidly mutating bacteria. A lot of that just comes from the meat production industry. Well, do we worry about it? Well, we ought to be.
In the opening to the mary tyler moore show mary's in the supermarket, hurrying through the aisles. She pauses at the meat case, picks up a steak and checks the price. Then rolls her eyes, shrugs and tosses it in the cart. That's kind of how i feel. Sure i would have liked things to be different. But, 'roll of eyes' what can you do? 'shrug' i threw the meat in my cart and moved on.