* VEGETARIAN TRIVIA
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01 What fraction of cancer deaths in the U.S. is linked to diet? Two-thirds
02 What famous scientist left the study of medicine because he found vivisection to "barbarous, horrible, and of all, superfluous?" Carl Jung
03 Name at least three common methods of killing animals on fur farms. Suffocation, neck-breaking, gassing, anal electrocution, genital electrocution
04 True/False: Drinking milk can cause ostepserosis because its high protein content leeches calcium from the body's long term reserves (your bones)? True
05 What food contains the most calcium per calorie? Broccoli
06 What did the U.S. Federal Trade Commission call the Milk Producers' ad slogan, "Everybody needs milk?" "False, misleading and deceptive."
07 Women who eat eggs daily increase their risk of breast cancer by how much? 300%
08 What percentage of chicken flesh is contaminated with salmonella, campylobacter, and other deadly bacteria according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture? Up to 90%
09 How many minks does it take to make a full-length fur coat? 60
10 In the United States alone, how many animals are slaughtered each year just to supply our diet? 9 billion
11 Rank of chicken-slaughtering among jobs that have the highest risk of injury? 1 (first)
12 What is the only country in the world that allows dairy cows to be injected with rBGH (bevine growth hormone)? The United States
13 What percentage of available USA natural resources (raw materials and fossil fuels does factory farming consume? One-third!

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