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Infected Meat – 17 October 2008
“The meat industry doesn’t treat the causes of its problems, only
the symptoms. When it imprisons massive numbers of animals in cramped
stress-inducing cages, it provides the perfect breeding ground for
deadly bacteria, which later infect the meat. Technologies to kill
meat pathogens are now very big business. We have acidic-solution
sprays, steam/vacuum technology, high-temperature carcass washes,
steam pasteurization, and chlorine applications, etc., ad nauseam.
Some bug-fighting methods, such as food irradiation and sprays of
antidotal viruses and probiotic bacteria, pose risks in themselves.
And in the end, the meat still isn’t safe.”
– From “101 Reasons Why I’m a Vegetarian” by Pamela Rice
Also be sure to read “Foodborne Infection Originates in Meat and
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No! I see all the beauty of God's creation and I'm joyful. At the
same time, I see all the suffering and corruption going on in the
world, and feel called to help expose and end it so that we may have true
peace and compassion.
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