Here are 10 Best Reasons for barbecuing veggie burgers and hot dogs this Independence Day rather than ground-up animal body parts:
n Focusing on traffic and fireworks safety rather than food safety.
n Giving your eyes a break from reading government food warning labels.
n Not sweating nasty E. coli and salmonella bugs if the temperature is too low.
n Not sweating cancer-causing compounds if the barbecue temperature is too high.
n Not wondering about what’s really in that burger or hot dog you’re chewing.
n Giving your body a holiday from saturated fat, cholesterol and hormones.
n Not sweating the animal cruelty and environmental devastation guilt trips.
n Not having to explain to your kids why we feed Rex and eat Babe.
n Distinguishing your Independence Day menu from your friends and neighbors.
n Celebrating a day of independence from the meat industry.