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If you have any interest in kashrus, this book provides a fascinating examination of some of the burning issues of the day: the battle over broccoli, the shocking fall of the Postville , Iowa, slaughterhouses, and the stunning rise of glatt kosher standards. The book also discusses the emerging "mash-up" of ethical eating principles, exemplified by Michael Pollan's bestseller Omnivore's Dilemma, and the ethical considerations of kashrus.
Kosher Nation: Why More and More of America's Food Answers to a Higher Authority Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780805242652
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Published: Schocken Books Inc - October 12th, 2010

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble Cover Image
By William Steig, William Steig (Illustrator)
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ISBN: 9780671662691
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Published: Aladdin Paperbacks - April 2nd, 1987

When Science Goes Wrong: Twelve Tales from the Dark Side of Discovery Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780452289321
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Published: Plume Books - April 2008

Simon LeVay's tales of scientific miscalculation -- and the often nightmarish consequences -- are quite gripping.