Why the FDA’s Latest Move on Chicken Inspection Is Literally Full of Sh*t (Guardian)

Remember, this article is on mass-produced chicken from the supermarket.
There are alternatives to being a vegetarian if that lifestyle change is not for you.
I write about this throughout this blog; here you will not be bashed for not choosing vegetarianism.  That said, I cannot eat tortured meat.  The article below by the Monica Potts of the Guardian shows you how it doesn’t work for you — you literally put your loved ones at risk eating chickens raised this way.  Right behavior takes care of us all.

“If you buy your chicken from the supermarket, here are a few things about its life that might make you less eager to eat it. As a chick, your chicken’s beak was cut off so that it wouldn’t attack other chickens in the overcrowded cage in which it was raised. Your chicken was fed so much grain so quickly – supplemented with antibiotics – that, by the time it was ready for slaughter at the age of five weeks, its breasts were swollen and disproportionately large, rendering it unable to walk. Once your chicken was slaughtered, it was tossed into a chlorinated bath or doused with other industrial-grade chemicals so that your chicken would reach you “clean”.”  Continue . . .

 

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