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    some pretty smelling, sweet-talking lawyer in a hundred dollar suit.” This quote describes a trivial bit of insight into the foundations of a meat packing and poultry workers’ union. These “bloody aproned” workers had to come together to work to improve their current conditions. To put it plainly, these “conditions” were purely unacceptable and inhumane. Meat and poultry processing and packaging is the slaughtering, processing, packaging, and distribution of animals (i.e. pigs, sheep, cattle,…

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    such as fruit, vegetable and animals meat but as we live in a developed science and technology society all you need is money, you can buy any food you want even though delivery food to you houses. As the matter of facts, food industries are mass produce food with chemicals that can make the food stay for a period of time and the price attracted for people to buy more and it turns out that meat is more cheaper than vegetables. However, in the essay of “ Against Meat” written by Jonathan Safran…

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    The meat industry has become one of the fastest growing industries in recent years with beef and chicken being the lead contenders, demonstrated by figure 1. The majority of meat and poultry producers seek the help of interest groups in order to have a source of information and representation. The North American Meat Institute represents the interest of companies that process approximately 95 percent of red meat, and 70 percent of the turkey products within the United States (American Meat…

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    Jay Bost begins his essay on the ethics of eating meat by introducing himself as a former vegetarian. He claims that he has given much thought about the ethics of eating meat. Bost agrees that the reasons for not eating meat are obvious and clear to him- “animals are raised and killed in cruel conditions; grain that could feed hungry people is fed to animals; the need for pasture fuels deforestation; and by eating meat, one is implicated in the killing of a sentient being.“ (Bost) However,…

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    home with me. My adult children have been altering their consumption habits by buying organic, antibiotic free, and non-gmo products over the last few months. They have also been purchasing either free range or locally grown meats, local meat markets. After reading “A Meat Eater’s Guide to Climate Change”, I also altered my buying habits for the week. I knew, from my daughters, that there were health benefits to eating organic and local grown products, but I didn’t realized that there were…

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    Eating Dogs: Comparing the Consumption of Meat Dogs and cows or dogs and chickens when compared are very different creatures. One has the title: man's best friend, the other: dinner. Their physical shape and intelligence level are factors that decide who ends up in slaughterhouses and who is a beloved companion. In Western culture, dogs are viewed as domestic pets; though in other parts of the world, mostly in south-east Asia, dogs are eaten. Although dogs are known to be eaten in certain…

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    He states, “When we eat factory-farmed meat, we live on tortured flesh” (4). The meat that is used is in fact tortured but it does not have to be physical. The health of animal is in the hands of people giving so many antibiotics that they will not need in again, eight years. The meat Americans eat are abused and yet they have done nothing. This needs to stop according to Foer. Ethos again is used by Jonathan…

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    have different assumptions about eating meat or not. Some say that they need meat in order to survive and others say that eating meat is wrong. Coming from an Armenian family that makes food with meat all the time is a little hard to be a vegetarian. I myself cannot say no to meat, but I do not eat all kinds of meat. Humans should not eat meat because it harms the animals emotionally and it’s unethical.…

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    Meat has been a food source since the beginning of time. Yet do people really understand the harm it can cause? Americans need to stop eating meat for it causes harm to animals, their body’s health, and to the environment. Firstly, animals are treated very poorly in the livestock industry. The animals aren’t living in a Garden of Eden, they are living in a hell, where they are abused, and mistreated. According to Pomona College, Animals in the livestock industry are forced to live in small…

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    scream for… VEGANISM! Okay, okay, no we don’t. Let me just start off by saying this is not another vegan advocacy. Trust me, there’s already one too many of those. I’m not here to convince you that not eating meat will somehow magically let you talk to animals or that if you do choose to eat meat you’ll be condemned to hell, although, some people are so ignorant and/or gullible they’d probably believe it. I agree, some vegans are so angry at the world sometimes I myself as a vegetarian think…

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