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Why don't we feel more guilty about eating animals?

"Ham is made from pig bum, isn't it Mummy?" This was the question I was confronted with during a recent trip to the local zoo with my young daughter. She had taken a break from feeding Alice, the zoo's resident pig, to inhale ...

Nov 12, 2015
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Meat in moderation still okay, says dietician

If you're scared by the World Health Organisation's declaration that processed meat - and probably red meat - are carcinogens like tobacco, just remember that old adage of everything in moderation.

Oct 27, 2015
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Brazilians have a beef with UN meat warning

At Rio de Janeiro's famed Churrascaria Palace restaurant, the sizzling of steaks, the swish of carving knives and sighs of satisfied diners drowned out a UN warning Monday that meat can cause cancer.

Oct 27, 2015
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Meat is animal flesh that is used as food. Most often, this means the skeletal muscle and associated fat, but it may also describe other edible tissues such as organs, livers, skin, brains, bone marrow, kidneys, or lungs. The word meat is also used by the meat packing industry in a more restrictive sense—the flesh of mammalian species (pigs, cattle, etc.) raised and prepared for human consumption, to the exclusion of fish and poultry.

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