• Those who consume animals not only harm those animals and endanger themselves, but they also threaten the well-being of other humans who currently or will later inhabit the planet. ... It is time for humans to remove their heads from the sand and recognize the risk to themselves that can arise from their maltreatment of other species.

    "Flu Season: Factory Farming Could Cause A Catastrophic Pandemic". Interview with Kathy Freston, March 18, 2010.