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...The frozen hamburgers that the Smiths ate, which were made by the food giant Cargill, were labeled "American Chef's Selection Angus Beef Patties." Yet confidential grinding logs and other Cargill records show that the hamburgers were made from a mix of slaughterhouse trimmings and a mash-like product derived from scraps that were ground together at a plant in Wisconsin. The ingredients came from slaughterhouses in Nebraska, Texas and Uruguay, and from a South Dakota company that processes fatty trimmings and treats them with ammonia to kill bacteria…
"You're going to change the base of the food web. Going ahead with experiments like these without knowing what's up the chain is foolhardy."
"It's a tool to build friendships."
"They were housed in ships run aground, in tents, in whatever shanty was available. Not surprisingly, there were no fire codes, so this was a very flammable city."
"I was shocked at the number of people that wanted to get involved."
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