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Customers vs. Consumers

I suspect you are confusing "customers" with "consumers". You are a consumer if you buy and eat the food products. In this case, "customers" refers to the retail and meat trade that is interested in re-introducing FTB into their products, based on the research that "consumers" are willing to accept it. There is nothing wrong with FTB - its just a very efficient, highly mechanized way of harvesting meat from the animals. Yeah, it kinda sounds and looks nasty, and I can understand how that may not appeal to you if you are a vegetarian. Cargill and the other "argri-giants" aren't trying to fool the public. You may be very well informed, but you are in the minority. Its not news that we are all overwhelmed with information overload, so its easy to be confused about all the conflicting messages about health & wellness. Its a tough job feeding the world on a large scale, so mechanical methods are necessary. Unless you want to go back to farming, hunting and gathering your own food....

Posted by Jack Hammer
17 September 2012 | 03h11

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