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  • Animal Products

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    Animal Products Growing up most children were taught that food comes in four groups: meats, dairy, fruits and vegetables, and grains. To not obtain food from each group every day could result in an unhealthy person. One would assume that it was formed upon firm, scientifically-based principles. But this is not the case. It was based upon the economics and politics of dairy and meat production of the time ( Hur 95). The "Basic Four" was created by the United States Department of Agriculture

  • Is the Testing of Products on Animals Humane?

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    The ethics of animal testing has been debated about since the late 1800s. Human beings feel that they are superior to animals because of the animals’ incapability of reasoning or eloquently expressing themselves like humans can. Animal testing dates as far back as ancient Greek and Roman colonies when people would dissect animals for pure curiosity and the acquirement of knowledge. Vivisections, the act of operating on live animals, occurred later on. Realdo Colombo was infamous for performing vivisection

  • Abstaining From Animal Products

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    is not exactly true, but I will occasionally say this to a waiter at a restaurant just to make sure no animal products end up in my meal. I have been a vegetarian since I was 11 years old and it is one of the best decisions I have ever made. There has only been one time in all six years that I have eaten meat. After an unfortunate encounter with “Tofurky”, a substitute meat product, I ate real turkey for a day. But other than that, I have been meat, poultry, and more recently, egg free

  • The Importance of Animal Rights: Product Testing

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    Animal rights have been a controversial issue for decades and remain controversial today. Product testing on animals is considered wrong by many and is against animal rights, products can be made without testing on animals. Animals in zoos are looked after greatly and treated with respect, keeping them in zoos in not against animal rights. Many activists for animal rights have pets because some consider having pets as not against animal rights, the families that have pets give them homes and treat

  • The Importance Of Eating Animal Products And Meat

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    small milk box, but you needed to have those animal products. If your lunchbox didn’t include all of these items they would send a note back to your parents saying that they were not feeding their children properly. Until a few months ago I used to believe all of this was correct, that eating animal products and meat was the best choice for your health not only because they provided the right amount of protein and nutrients but also because these products “are” fundamental in the human diet. I grew

  • The Importance Of Eating Animal Products And Meat

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    small milk box but you needed to have those animal products. If your lunchbox didn’t include all of these items they would send a note back to your parents saying that they were not feeding their children properly. Until a few months ago I used to believe all of this was correct, that eating animal products and meat was the best choice for your health not only because they provided the right amount of protein and nutrients but also because these products “are” fundamental in the human diet. I grew

  • The Consequences of Factory Farms and Animal Product Production

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    In American society today, animal consumption has become a primary source of food in everyday, family life. It is common to have meat on the table two to three meals a day, but the problem with this is the demand for meat and dairy products has increased greatly, creating a need for faster production. Factory farms, also known as confined animal feeding operations (CAFOS,) have been the solution created by the food industry to meet the demands of consumers. This research exposes the consequences

  • Animal Testing is the Best Way to Test Products

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    1. Introduction Thesis Statement: If animal testing were prohibited, then in what way would the effectiveness of a product be verified? A quote by Amanullah Ashraf states that, 'in order to gain something, we have to lose something '. According to this, I will be discussing animal testing. Audience: everybody who thinks animal testing should be prohibited. Purpose: convincing people that animal testing is the best way to test products and its not “cruel” and “inhuman” as people say. 2. Body

  • We Shouldn't Eat Animal Based Products

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    these diseases is no doubt our diets. Some research shows that animal based products and processed foods are the leading cause of these illnesses. The personal health risks are not the only danger. With the production of the massive amounts of animal based products comes a lot of by-products. These by-products more damage to the environment than you might think. This mix of problems has lead me to the conclusion that animal products are bad and shouldn’t be consumed by people. (CDC) In March of

  • How Does Our Consumption of Animal Products Affect the Environment?

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    to grow the food for the animals to eat and to provide a place for the animals to reside. The film also mentions how there are only 4 or 5 major crops that are grown in America—including corn, wheat, and soybean, which are used a lot for animal feed—which decreases America’s biodiversity (Food). All of these things led me to pursue the question: how does our consumption of animal products affect the environment? Before talking about how the production of animal products affects the environment,

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