From Today's New York Times

Animal Ethics

31): Would the average American have believed that hamburgers were treated with ammonia to remove salmonella and E. labor costs and saving the lives of hamburger lovers. 31, 2009 To the Editor: Let me see if I have this straight: We are now feeding our children stuff that used to be reserved for dog food, by treating it with ammonia, in order to save three cents a pound? Hey, why not just feed the little tykes dog food? Lesley Lee Phoenix, Jan.