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  • Upton Sinclair's The Factual Jungle

    The Factual Jungle When Upton Sinclair wrote “The Jungle” he simply wanted a better-work environment and not for people to question what they were consuming. I believe that what Upton Sinclair wrote about the meat packing factories and the conditions of life in the late 1800’s and early 1900’s is true. Jurgis and his family lived their life similar to the actual real families in the height of this era according to Biennial Report of 1890. Even what Jurgis experienced everyday while working in…

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  • Analysis Of Upton Sinclair's Butcher House

    August 27, 1910 Chicago, IL The meat packing industry handles the slaughtering, processing, packaging, and distribution of animals such as cattle, pigs, sheep and other livestock. The industries preparation of your food has always been thought to be safe to eat and good for you. Here at Upton Sinclair’s butcher house there is so many gross, unappealing, and many disgusting things that they don't want we the people to know. Their workers are the most recent immigrants and migrants for labor…

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  • Farmer In Chief Vs Hightower's

    products are commonly accepted as what farms today look like; there is nothing serene about how food is produced today. The dairy and meat food process starts with Confined Animal Feeding Operations (CAFOs). These CAFOs can also be recognized as factory farms, which are designed to produce a large quantity of cheap calories, making it possible for the average American to consume 190 pounds of meat alone in a given year. CAFOs have also brought a lot of problems to the food industry. The animals…

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  • Agribusiness In The Mayans

    Recently the Maya way of living suffered greatly. With the introduction of agribusiness to the economy new issues have arisen and threatened the horticulturist livelihood. With the arrival of agribusiness came Johnson grass. This is a foreign weed that has taken over some areas of land that is used to create new plots. In addition, with the increase of cattle in the area, the swidden farmers have had to build fence around their fields to stop the cattle from trampling over their crop,…

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  • Inhumane Animal Rights

    Although animals are not capable of speaking to stand up for themselves, animals deserve moral rights just as humans do. There are people out in the world that would gladly mistreat animals for their own entertainment, food, materials, and wealth, but, there also people will not allow such actions to occur for the reason that as humans, given a privilege, have a responsibility to help the poor and defenseless animals from maltreatment. Animals are victims of homeowner abuse, poaching,…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Animal Rights Movement

    The animal rights movement is pedestaled on the belief that social mores and conventions have objective reality upon this Earth; that non-human animals are in charge of their own lives. For the past ten years, the animal personhood has onslaught many swine farmers, and has tried to inculcate meat consumers, by utilizing a myriad of strategies and tactics. Many of which include: legal action, public protest and direct action. Moreover, thanks to the advent of social media, the technology has…

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  • Animal Liberation By Peter Singer Summary

    As Peter Singer argues in his article titled "Animal Liberation," ‘speciesism' is an attitude or a belief that humans have the right to discriminate and mistreat other species in ways that would be unacceptable to treat other members of their own species. Specifically, Singer refers to the mistreatment and exploitation of animals by humans. The livestock industry is vital to the American economy as it supplies meat, eggs, milk, and other animal products while providing employment for many…

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  • Overuse Of Antibiotics

    The wonder drug is what they called it, a drug that would save many lives and save humanity itself. Finally people wouldn’t need to die from simple cuts, ear infections or even more complex illnesses like tuberculosis caused by bacteria. They could be well, walk again and be with their families. What a truly joyous day for everyone on September 3rd 1928 when Professor Alexander Fleming stumbled upon the drug he called penicillin on accident in his laboratory. This drug penicillin could actually…

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  • Smaczne Jadło Case Study

    The “Smaczne Jadło” company was founded in 1992 after the takeover of a state-owned company “Smalczyk”. Originally Smaczne Jadło dealt in slaughter and processing of porkers. Having relatively well-developed own chain of points of purchase of livestock in the Wielkopolska region, the company was not concerned about meat for processing. The President Leopold Kabanowski, the pork butcher with 30 years’ work experience had always considered food processing great foundations for business development…

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  • Reflection Paper On Animals

    Over the course of the semester, I planned to make a difference in the animal field. Animals are mistreated not only in Hong Kong but also around the world. They are starved, beaten, and neglected by their owners. Animals don’t deserve this type of treatment—they have been serving and helping humans for thousands of years. All acts done by animals are good. I wanted to help the animals in Hong Kong by treating a small portion of them correctly. In order to help this cause, I took care of the…

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