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Siddha-svarupa, June 10, 1975, Honolulu: [...] They announce how many hamburgers they have sold. They have branches everywhere in the world.
Prabhupada: Hamburger means?
Siddha-svarupa: Uh, that’s beef. They kill the cows in a unbelievable, at an unbelievable rate, the number of cows they’re killing for their meat.
Prabhupada: [break] …up? No?
Siddha-svarupa: I’m not sure.
Devotee: I think up to now they have sold 200,000,000 hamburgers or something like that.
Prabhupada: You also keep account?
Devotee: No, they put that ad in every day.
Siddha-svarupa: They put in a newspaper.
Ambarisa: You can’t avoid seeing it.
Siddha-svarupa: No, they are always telling you.
Devotee: In front of their shop it’s always there.
Siddha-svarupa: “We have killed this many.” They are also trying to connect themselves with patriotism and religion. They have, at all of their restaurants, they have the American flag flying along with the McDonald’s flag. They have their own flag, McDonald’s. So they fly alongside the American flag. Full Conversation