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Book Review of Toxin

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This book is great, but definitely not for those of you who get nauseated by slaughterhouse descriptions. Given the recent meat recalls, I'd highly recommend this book to everyone, it's a fantastic fiction (that could really happen) novel that will keep you on the edge of your seat...and really make you re-consider eating that hamburger!!! It kind of reminds me a bit of "the jungle" only more exciting, and more relevant to today's society. The basic plot: Doctor takes daughter for hamburger, Daughter gets E-Coli and dies: doctor goes undercover at meat plant that manufactured the frozen hamburger patties and discovers the disgusting conditions and use of downer cows: Doctor's life is threatened by the owner of the packing facility and goes on the run, all while trying to expose the company. Really, it is truly fascinating! I highly recommend it.