An archaeologist examines zinc levels in bones to explore if the carnivorous diets of Neanderthals contributed to their extinction.
Confessions of a Vegan Evangelist
Vegans are shameless groomers. I know one vegan who remembers every conversion she’s ever made. There are hundreds, and she keeps their names in a ledger book. When she dies, that book will be her ticket to doggie heaven. My evangelism is insignificant compared to hers, but a few of my conquests are noteworthy. (I should interject here that vegans are like fishermen; they exaggerate the size and number of their catch.)
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The Political Economy of Dead Meat
Like any junkie, cows hooked on BGH tend to get sick, mostly with mastitis, an infection of the udder. Treatment of mastitis requires liberal doses of antibiotics. The antibiotic injected into the cow passes on to the human consumer, and thus contributes to the process whereby more and more bacteria are building up greater resistance to antibiotics.
Source: The Political Economy of Dead Meat – CounterPunch.org
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‘It’s not science fiction’: New East Bay facility producing lab-grown meat plans to produce 400,000 pounds per year
A huge facility designed to produce hundreds of thousands of pounds of cultured meat opened Thursday in Emeryville — a significant step forward in a nascent yet rapidly growing industry where meat is grown from animal cells without any need for slaughter.
Source: ‘It’s not science fiction’: New East Bay facility producing lab-grown meat plans to produce 400,000 pounds per year | Portside
Meat, dairy industries and global emissions
The world’s five biggest meat and milk producers emit the same amount of greenhouse gases as Exxon.
And the 20 biggest livestock companies emit more than either Germany, Britain or France. https://t.co/QREwpj19D5 pic.twitter.com/z2exoYvE7K
— Lee Harris (@leee_harris) September 7, 2021
The Myth That Meat is Essential for Human Health Could Harm Us All
Bacon and eggs for breakfast, a turkey sandwich for lunch, and roasted chicken for dinner are some of the go-to meal choices in America where meat is considered an essential part of the everyday diet. Historically, Americans have been led to believe that eating meat and other animal products is necessary to be strong and More
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