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Posted: 5/13/2012 8:54:38 PM
tough garbage then huh??




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Posted: 5/13/2012 9:28:47 PM
When you purchase meat from these massive multi national firms like Tyson then you can be 100% assured that this is exactly what goes on, or worse.


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Posted: 5/13/2012 10:56:20 PM
 I truly believe that as a result of the continual evolution of man, meat eaters will eventually be part of a small minority.
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Posted: 5/13/2012 11:18:41 PM
I dont think many people are watching this video or the replies would be much higher than just four.

I was shocked multiple times at what was happening, it was truly disgusting.
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Posted: 5/13/2012 11:23:09 PM
QUOTE Originally Posted by -29-:

 I truly believe that as a result of the continual evolution of man, meat eaters will eventually be part of a small minority.


Why would you believe that?  Millions of years of evolution made us omnivores.  What evolutionary pressure is going to change that?
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Posted: 5/13/2012 11:29:26 PM
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Why would you believe that?  Millions of years of evolution made us omnivores.  What evolutionary pressure is going to change that?

People realizing the brutality occurring to provide cheap, corporate meat.

The speed of media reporting for brutality positively has an effect of opinion and for sure turns people away from eating meat.
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Posted: 5/13/2012 11:35:06 PM

I forgot how large pigs got, some of those have to be at least 250 lbs.

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Posted: 5/13/2012 11:49:36 PM
You guys are crazy if you think people will stop eating meat. If it weren't for companies like Tyson then meat prices would be much higher. Also, it almost unreasonable for a lower lower-middle or even middle class family of 4 or 5 to eat ALL ORGANIC ALL THE TIME. The prices of that stuff is SUBSTANTIALLY HIGHER. Once again, its all about $$$$$ at the end of the day. 
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Posted: 5/13/2012 11:53:10 PM
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People realizing the brutality occurring to provide cheap, corporate meat.

The speed of media reporting for brutality positively has an effect of opinion and for sure turns people away from eating meat.
You can apply that logic to anything then. Are people going to stop shopping at wal mart? People know what's going on, but they simply don't care and won't start caring now.
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Posted: 5/14/2012 12:03:19 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by ad1260:

You guys are crazy if you think people will stop eating meat. If it weren't for companies like Tyson then meat prices would be much higher. Also, it almost unreasonable for a lower lower-middle or even middle class family of 4 or 5 to eat ALL ORGANIC ALL THE TIME. The prices of that stuff is SUBSTANTIALLY HIGHER. Once again, its all about $$$$$ at the end of the day. 

I dont agree.

I am unable to afford all organic all the time but I make choices in other areas to make my choices easier.

Meaning I buy product when it is on sale and try to prepare for future needs and cook to budget. So if I can get a good deal on something I will purchase in quantity  and prepare it or seal it and use later.

So seeing this video just pushes me further from buying product from Tyson. If I manage money properly and eat meat very sparingly I can avoid corporate cheap crap like this.
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Why would you believe that?  Millions of years of evolution made us omnivores.  What evolutionary pressure is going to change that?

 

 For health reasons alone if nothing else. Red meat has proven to be something that should be enjoyed sparingly in order to avoid several different types of disesase. And as far as chicken goes, as nasty as the chicken harvesting environment is, it's only a matter of time before some catastrophic outbreak effects the industry.Most people have no idea of the cruelty and utter filth that exists in every one of the large poultry plants.

 

 Not to mention that environmentally speaking, livestock is a terribly inefficient way to produce food.

 

BTW - I am neither a friend/supporter of PETA nor a liberal activist type, I just prefer to have a diet that I can feel good about for  being both healthy and humane,

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Posted: 5/14/2012 12:10:58 AM
as long as it's steak and not person you are doing fine. 
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Posted: 5/14/2012 12:17:24 AM
QUOTE Originally Posted by -29-:

 

 For health reasons alone if nothing else. Red meat has proven to be something that should be enjoyed sparingly in order to avoid several different types of disesase. And as far as chicken goes, as nasty as the chicken harvesting environment is, it's only a matter of time before some catastrophic outbreak effects the industry.Most people have no idea of the cruelty and utter filth that exists in every one of the large poultry plants.

 

 Not to mention that environmentally speaking, livestock is a terribly inefficient way to produce food.

 

BTW - I am neither a friend/supporter of PETA nor a liberal activist type, I just prefer to have a diet that I can feel good about for  being both healthy and humane,



Biggest misconception and false information delivered to man by the controlling liberal media. It depends on your blood type, stomach alkalinity and other factors if one is able to process redmeat.  My mom started a vegetarian diet , a yr later had elevated cholesterol and gained 20 lbs. She read the blood type book, started back on her paleolithic diet and viola she returned to normal. Of course we only do organic redmeat, and there is disgusting ways of processing food, but to make a broad generalization as you did is foolish.
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Posted: 5/14/2012 12:22:57 AM
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I dont agree.

I am unable to afford all organic all the time but I make choices in other areas to make my choices easier.

Meaning I buy product when it is on sale and try to prepare for future needs and cook to budget. So if I can get a good deal on something I will purchase in quantity  and prepare it or seal it and use later.

So seeing this video just pushes me further from buying product from Tyson. If I manage money properly and eat meat very sparingly I can avoid corporate cheap crap like this.

wallstreetcappers, I am impressed that you do that and commend you for it. However, there are millions upon millions of people in this country/world that simply are ignorant, have financial problems, or are simply stupid/ignorant or just simply don't give a garbage. I worked in a grocery store almost 5 years...I would say that 15% of the people were in your situation, where they actually cut in other avenues in their lives and made better food choices. 
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Posted: 5/14/2012 12:32:38 AM
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Biggest misconception and false information delivered to man by the controlling liberal media. It depends on your blood type, stomach alkalinity and other factors if one is able to process redmeat.  My mom started a vegetarian diet , a yr later had elevated cholesterol and gained 20 lbs. She read the blood type book, started back on her paleolithic diet and viola she returned to normal. Of course we only do organic redmeat, and there is disgusting ways of processing food, but to make a broad generalization as you did is foolish.

 

 darn the "liberal media", for once they have nothing to do with this. Speaking as a hardcore conservative,whether it's organic or not, eating red meat often is a ticking time bomb. 

http://www.living-a-healthy-lifestyle.com/dangers-of-red-meat.html

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/Healthday/story?id=7153072&page=1

http://www.ehow.com/info_8190951_dangers-eating-red-meat.html

 

 I generally agree with and enjoy reading the majority of your posts, but in this case I feel that you are somewhat misguided.  

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Posted: 5/14/2012 12:49:01 AM
Well you have not experienced some of the health concerns as i probably have, and as a result I've learned about the human origins of diet and why certain people food allergies and process food differently. To sum it up just take a few mins to read up on the blood type diet. It's backed by decades of research based on societal eating habits and origins. If your willing to read w/ an open mind then it might hit home.
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