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  • Vegetarianism - To Meat Or Not To Meat

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    the pink pigs that roll in the mud. We may also sing about that nice farmer, Old McDonald, and all of his nice animals. The truth is that Old McDonald with a straw hat has been replaced by a business man in the hard hat. Ninety-five percent of the meat we eat does not come from Old McDonald's farm. Hens, chickens, turkeys, and over half of beef cattle, dairy cows, and pigs come from an "animal factory" (Sussman, 95) which is a mechanized environment. This new farming method finds blue skies, tall

  • Meat

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    student and now she is a devoted vegetarian. As an unapologetic meat eater eating beside a vegetarian it was a tad bit uncomfortable, so to start up a conversation, I asked her, “Why did you become a vegetarian?” and like most vegetarians that I know that go to Penn state, she says that it was because she how animals were processed in an animal science class. A follow up question that I asked her was, “Do you still like the taste of meat?” and amazingly she replied, “yes”. Coming from Jamaica, my childhood

  • Behind Meat and Meat Factories

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    Background/History Meat has been in our diet since the start of mankind. We eat meat everyday mindlessly. It is hard to avoid meat since it is everywhere we go. Meat is the majority of today’s food. There are very few vegetarian or vegan options in the food industry. Although, it has been growing more and more popular since it has become a lifestyle. The reason is to be the horrifying truth of today’s meat industry. For those who cannot bear the truth, pick up the vegetarian or vegan lifestyle. In

  • The Importance Of Meat And Meat Irradiation

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    ABSTRACT Meat and meat products are excellent sources of protein, containing good balance of essential amino acids, vitamins, minerals and having a good biological value providing an excellent environment for growth and multiplication of spoilage microorganism and food borne pathogens. Nowadays, consumers demands minimally processed food with retaining natural attributes and giving “freshness” like appearance. Irradiation is a non thermal technique that eliminates spoilage microorganisms and food

  • Beyond the Meat

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    Beyond the Meat Ok then, so far you have been told that the theme paper is the meat of the main course for the meal of college writing, and in order to excel in the process of education you must master the boundaries of the five paragraph dilemma. You must know how to use the knife and fork of discovery. To know the boundaries is to know style. You have learned the technique of writing (or eating a theme paper). Congratulations to yourself! You are well on your way to enlightenment or in the

  • Meat Industry

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    The meat industry today is not what it was nearly a century ago. While improvements are thought to have been made, an ever changing society has brought upon new problems that have been piled on to the previously existing ones. While these problems are not like those found in The Jungle, they do parallel how by exposing what is going on in the meat industry; new regulations would be the answer to the noted problems. The increased demand for meat has made it a rushed mutated production instead of a

  • Conscientious Meat

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    Possible to Be a Conscientious Meat Eater?” In their article, “Is It Possible to Be a Conscientious Meat Eater?” Sunaura Taylor and Alexander Taylor’s conclusion is that the production and consumption of meat is unethical. Their main arguments for the conclusion are that there is not a sufficient amount of meat to feed everyone in the world and that the concept of equality is based on suffering. In this paper I will analyze these two main points and explain why I believe meat should not be eaten as a

  • Ethics of Meat

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    Did you know that every year nine billion animals are relentlessly slaughtered for their meat in the United States (U.S. Dept. of Agriculture)? Sadly, it doesn’t end there; the USDA’s statistics don’t account for the animals that are discarded, imported from outside the United States, or the many sea creatures that are also killed every year. If these other animals were factored in, the total figure is estimated to be around eighty billion animals killed annually in the name of human consumption

  • Hormones in Meat

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    Imagine sinking your teeth into a t-bone steak that has come from a steer that was treated with hormones, or enjoying a glass of rBGH treated milk. The steak and milk may not taste any different from the same untreated products, but the hormones they contain could both, directly and indirectly, have an impact on your health. The hormones that farmers in the U.S. administer to the cattle are dangerous and have negative effects on the people and the environment. Although America admits hormone use

  • Red Meat

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    Red meat has been a huge factor in the human diet for a very long time. In recent years, there has been a decrease in red meat consumption because of some studies that claimed it increased the risk of cardiovascular disease as well as colorectal cancer. In a study done by the British Nutrition Foundation, they stated how essential meat is in providing protein in the diet, which comes from amino acid chains. There are 8 essential amino acids that humans need that must come from our food, and red meat