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Here are the 10 Best Reasons for barbecuing veggie burgers and veggie hot dogs at this year’s Independence Day gatherings, rather than ground-up animal body parts:

• Focusing on traffic and fireworks safety, rather than food safety.

• Giving your eyes a break from reading government food warning labels.

• Not sweating cancer-causing compounds if barbecue temperature is too high.

• No worries about nasty E. coli and Salmonella bugs if temperature is too low.

• Not wondering about the real contents of that burger or hot dog you’re chewing.

• Giving your body a holiday from saturated fat, cholesterol, and hormones.

• No anxiety about animal cruelty and environmental devastation guilt trips.

• Not having to explain to your kids why we cherish Fido but eat Babe.

• Enjoying the exploration of veggie meal offerings in your supermarket.

• Celebrating a day of independence from the meat industry.

Luther Innman

Garden City

Posted 12:00 am, July 4, 2017
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willard from Queens says:
All simp-saturated garbage with no basis or verifiable resources produced. Eat what you want according to your own good pleasure and don't allow the wanna-be though failed food police such as Luther Inman dictate to our lives. Betcha he's in his house right now stuffing his face with non-veggie foods.
July 4, 2017, 5:04 am
Tom from Woodhaven says:
Thanks for this list, Luther. The last bullet point might finally get some gears to start churning in the minds of reactionaries like Willard.
July 4, 2017, 10:28 am

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