Eating Animals In his book Eating Animals, Jonathan Safran Foer points out that the Council for Agricultural Science and Technology, in their 2005 report, “argued that a major impact of factory farming is the rapid selection and amplification of pathogens that arise from a virulent ancestor (frequently by subtle mutation), thus there is increasing risk for disease entrance and/or dissemination.
‘ Breeding genetically uniform and sickness- prone birds in the overcrowded, stressful, feces-infested, and rtificially lit conditions of factory farms promotes the growth and mutation of pathogens.The ‘cost of increased efficiency,’ the report concludes, is increased global risk for disease. Our choice is simple: cheap chicken or our health” The convience of eating cheap chicken is not worth our health because it will cause a pandemic and a list of other diseases. The way chickens are processed at a factory farm puts us on the verge of a pandemic.
Factory farm chickens are treated inhumanely for our ability to have quicker access to them as a meal.Needless to say, Jamming deformed, drugged, overstressed birds together in a filthy, waste-coated rooms is not very healthy. Beyond deformities, eye damaged, blindness, bacterial infections of bones, slipped vertebrae, paralysis, internal bleeding, anemia, slipped tendons, twisted lower legs and necks, respiratory diseases, and weakened immune systems are frequent and long-standing problems on factory farms.
The chickens being raised in a factory farm that we eat are treated this way and because of that we are on the verge of pandemic.A pandemic is a very severe flu that can go worldwide and can kill a lot of people in a short period of time and spreads from animals to people. Health authorities today fear precisely such an event. Many insist that a pandemic based on the H5N1 virus strain is inevitable, and the question is really one of when it will strike and, most important, Just how severe it will be.
The 1918 pandemic has been remembered as the “Spanish flu” because the Spanish press was the only Western media to adequately cover its massive toll.A pandemic is caused by the shit and antibiotics that are injected into the chickens daily so they can be grown to be killed and eaten by us. The people that eat chickens are unaware of the fact that they are killing themselves by eating this chicken because the chickens that are raised on the factory farms are the chickens we buy in the grocery store.
In the United States, about 3 million pounds of antibiotics are given to humans each year, but a whopping 17. 8 million pounds are fed to chickens, at least that is what the industry claims.This uote say we take a lot less antibiotics then chicken but really we take more because humans take what they take plus without realizing it we also take what the chickens take.
It is not only the way we purchase the chickens that make them unhealthy for us but also the way we cook it sometimes we fry it or bake it. Frying it is really unhealthy because not only with the antibiotics but, with the oils we then put it in took it. If we wanted to eat chicken in a healthier way we would have less chance of a pandemic and we would be a healthier and safer planet. Eating animals By KammieDee