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Activists: Think Twice Before Buying The Christmas Ham

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Activists: Think Twice Before Buying The Christmas Ham

Activists: Think Twice Before Buying The Christmas Ham

Activists: Think Twice Before Buying The Christmas Ham

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In the first installment of the Tell Me More conscientious holiday shopping series, host Michel Martin explores the "ethical omnivore" movement, which encourages food consumers to patronize smaller-scale farming and old-fashioned methods that proponents say are kinder to animals and better for the environment.

But with "certified humane" turkeys costing upwards of $200, some say such ethical considerations are too taxing on the wallet. A panel of ethical omnivores, including two meat producers, tell why its worth the consideration.

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