[Homeroast] Kopi rears its ugly head yet again

Sheila Quinn quinngraphics at gmail.com
Fri Dec 14 13:36:24 CST 2012


Yep...it's all about the money. Some people care more about profit than 
anything else, no matter what they do to get it. There is NO excuse for 
abuse.

Sheila



On 12/12/12 7:16 PM, Lynne wrote:
> Folks, this has been discussed on the list before (in fact, I seem to
> recall Tom even wrote some about it).
>
> Please, please, please - don't forget (and just in case some of our members
> don't know): the Kopi Luwak animals are put through *horrendous* abuse in
> order to obtain these kernels of profit. I don't know about any of the
> other animals that process poop-coffee, but I suspect the same.
>
> This is a most horrendous way to make money, and I beg my coffee-loving
> family here at SM's to think about this before giving any money to
> perpetuate this abuse.
>
> Guess I should have saved the bunch of coffee beans my dog ate&  pooped out
> about a year ago - could have made a good buck there - despite how toxic
> they are for dogs, my Emma survived with nothing to show except a LOT of
> activity... the same can't be said for these poor Kopi Luwak animals...
> makes me wonder.... where is the 'human' in humanity?
>
> Lynne



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