I’ll never stop eating animals, I’m sure, but I do think that for the benefit of everyone, the time has come to stop raising them industrially and stop eating them thoughtlessly.

Mark Bittman

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“What’s Wrong with What We Eat.” EG 2007. Dec. 2007. Conference Presentation.

Source: "What's Wrong with What We Eat." EG 2007. Dec. 2007. Conference Presentation. Additional Information: This quote by cookbook author and journalist Mark Bittman means that while he will not become a strict vegetarian, it is important for society's sake that we end factory farming and stop eating animals indiscriminately. Says Bittman in the TED Talk that is the source of this quote, eating animals directly contributes to climate change and poor health in humans. Watch the full TED Talk here: Mark Bittman - What's Wrong with What We Eat