DO YOU WEAR LEATHER!!  Leather is no by-product of the meat industry!! The main export country India 'PRE-DRIED' cows several weeks in living condition as well as in food and fluid deprivation.
The main markets are the USA, Germany and UK.

Watch "Earthlings" 5/9 ab 2:30min.:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpS-LMbcw3o

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