Animal cruelty; does it bother you that they are tortured before being frozen and on your table?
Butterball turkeys and numerous other factories have been videotaped do horrible things to turkeys before being processed. One video I watched an employee molested the turkey. Does it bother you when you sit down and eat your chicken or turkey or whatever meat? Or do you see it as it's dead so oh well? It's disgusta me buy I won't stop eating it. I dont have the will power to stop because I've tried.
Look this up on YouTube: butterball house of horrors
at 12:51 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
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I just don't think about the "before" process.
at 12:52 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
it freaks me out. All the stress hormones are released and we eat that stressed out thing. Fish too are stressed.
at 12:54 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
i guess not...i love my turkey, and chicken!
at 12:54 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
I do sometimes think about how there are not enough regulations as to how animal are treated prior to slaughter. It does bother me to think they were tortured. We are meat eaters in this house but I prefer to by free range meat products when available and with-in our cost restraints. Animal were put on this earth for consumption so I will not feel bad about eating them but their should be more strict regulations on how they are treated while alive. If this is true about butterball I may not be buying their products any longer. I'll have to do some research. Thanks for sharing.
at 12:55 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
We hunt our own meat so we know how it's taken care of. We can't wait until deer season because we want to get a couple deer for meat this winter...oh, and I want me a BIG buck! lol.
at 12:57 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
That is horrible that they are mistreated. Killing for food and mistreating an animal are two different things. I don't eat veal for this reason. I thinks it's so cruel to confine an animal so that it can't move and keep it in the dark for the short time that it is living.
at 1:07 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
Yes it bothers me a lot. I'm not sure if this makes it any better but I try to only buy organic and cage free meats (I only eat chicken, turkey, and fish). A great movie to watch is Food Inc.
at 1:10 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
Just one more reason that I'm glad to have been a vegetarian since childhood. I think it's sad that people either refuse to acknowledge or simply don't care about the utter horror that is the meat industry. I can't even eat something that was killed "humanely", much less an animal that suffered terribly so that I could have it on my plate. There are plenty of other things to eat.
at 1:11 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
Don't worry about it as we kill almost all our own meat. That includes pork, beef and chicken. DH hunts for deer but since we have so much of the other I usually pass it on to others. Even though we're meat eaters I have to agree that the animals should be killed quickly and cleanly.
at 1:12 PM on Aug. 27, 2010
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