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The Real Cost of Hamburgers (in America) 08/17/12

Unpacking the hidden costs in every burger. From environment to health.


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The Center for Investigative Reporting in America has created a great video that goes through the hidden cost of burgers in America.

The average American eats about three burgers per week. While I don’t have the stats, in South Africa burgers are big business and it wouldn’t be surprising if the numbers are relatively similar. The cost is enormous for the environment and our health.

For more on the real cost of your food, check out this post about the impact of cheese, meat and other food stuffs.

(Via Treehugger)

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Laura Cooke is the editor and creator of the Veggie Bunch website and community.


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