Color packaging? -The anthropomorphizing of real animals—and Chinese made trinkets-Sold! The art of conditioning—for some---content is becoming more and more irrelevant. This is not just a ‘food’ issue; this is a matter of knowing the origins of a thing—whether that is where our ‘food’ comes from, or where our knowledge originates. Accepting things at face value denies the thing in question it’s basic right to be seen truly as it is-in a genuine existence—and that in turn impairs our judgment and gives us an artificial reality.
It's a sad, ugly affair.
P.S. You should really read The Omnivores Dilemma by Michael Pollan if you haven't yet
I have. Good book, if a little "lite" on the ethical arguments.