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pinto Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Jun-27-08 06:59 PM
Response to Reply #41
43. Got me. Until recently, though, it wasn't raised. But caught wild.
So the point is the feed and other issues surrounding mass producing beef, pork and chicken.

(aside) I agree. Grass fed beef is good.
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  -Meatless Fridays? pinto  Jun-27-08 04:23 PM   #0 
  - It's not a new idea and one that should really come back  LisaM   Jun-27-08 04:27 PM   #1 
  - Yes and yes. People cut back during both WW's, and restaurant portions are phenomenal.  pinto   Jun-27-08 04:29 PM   #4 
     - Quite. But some people will cry oppression if they're asked to stop at quarter pounders  anigbrowl   Jun-27-08 04:52 PM   #21 
        - So they can get two quarter pounders, then (or a double one).  LisaM   Jun-27-08 04:55 PM   #22 
        - Meat is efficient for carnivores because ...  Boojatta   Jun-27-08 05:22 PM   #30 
           - Your digestive tract really doesn't care  anigbrowl   Jun-27-08 08:14 PM   #56 
  - I think economics will all but guarantee it.  phantom power   Jun-27-08 04:27 PM   #2 
  - That was the approach my local paper used for having a meatless dinner or two a week.  unsavedtrash   Jun-27-08 05:37 PM   #31 
  - It wasn't difficult at all - I agree.  gateley   Jun-27-08 04:27 PM   #3 
  - I loved those fish sticks in school!  VermeerLives   Jun-27-08 07:07 PM   #45 
  - I loved fish sticks when I was a kid. Never cared much for any other meat.  CrispyQGirl   Jun-27-08 08:35 PM   #57 
  - most people forgo beef WAY more than 1 day a week  pitohui   Jun-27-08 04:29 PM   #5 
  - I eat beef, pork or chicken almost every day. Yeah, I'm counting leftovers.  pinto   Jun-27-08 04:42 PM   #14 
  - I'm an Tertiary of a monastic order...  regnaD kciN   Jun-27-08 04:29 PM   #6 
  - Yeah, the writer noted beef for its bigger proportion of feed consumption per lb.  pinto   Jun-27-08 04:47 PM   #16 
  - I do "fifty mile fridays"  dmesg   Jun-27-08 04:29 PM   #7 
  - The fish thing was to help keep the fishermen selling their wares  Hydra   Jun-27-08 04:31 PM   #8 
  - Wow. Do people really eat beef *every* day?  Captain Angry   Jun-27-08 04:32 PM   #9 
  - yeah i had the same question upthread  pitohui   Jun-27-08 04:36 PM   #10 
  - I think many do eat meat daily - I'm including pork/chicken - corn fed livestock.  pinto   Jun-27-08 04:37 PM   #11 
  - My dad usually eats beef or pork at every meal  Lorien   Jun-27-08 08:55 PM   #63 
  - Fact is, we could cut average meat consumption in half and end up healthier  TechBear_Seattle   Jun-27-08 04:37 PM   #12 
  - Good points.  pinto   Jun-27-08 04:44 PM   #15 
  - if half of that corn was eaten by humans we'd have more diabetes than we already do  pitohui   Jun-27-08 05:08 PM   #27 
  - That's true.  LWolf   Jun-27-08 06:15 PM   #33 
  - You're right  VermeerLives   Jun-27-08 07:12 PM   #50 
  - Giving up meat can SAVE YOUR LIFE if you are at risk for  Lorien   Jun-27-08 08:48 PM   #60 
  - I can't believe that's not already the case  hfojvt   Jun-27-08 04:42 PM   #13 
  - meatless EVERYDAY - humans have no need for animal protein nt  msongs   Jun-27-08 04:48 PM   #17 
  - So long as one cup of lentils equals about a pound of meat  notmypresident   Jun-27-08 04:49 PM   #18 
  - I was raised a Catholic and used to give up meat during Lent  aint_no_life_nowhere   Jun-27-08 04:50 PM   #19 
  - Remember mom's casseroles in the fifties?  Cleita   Jun-27-08 04:50 PM   #20 
  - I remember those  TechBear_Seattle   Jun-27-08 05:00 PM   #24 
  - yeah and remember that diabetes/metabolic syndrome explosion we've seen since the 50s?  pitohui   Jun-27-08 05:10 PM   #28 
  - I don't think it was the pasta or rice, which are  Cleita   Jun-27-08 05:14 PM   #29 
     - point of fact  SmileyRose   Jun-27-08 11:13 PM   #69 
  - I remember those!  Juniperx   Jun-27-08 06:27 PM   #35 
  - Hmmm... tuna noodle casserole. I loved that stuff  JerseygirlCT   Jun-27-08 07:08 PM   #46 
  - Count me in.  iamahaingttta   Jun-27-08 04:57 PM   #23 
  - Dramatically reducing consumption of red meat would solve a lot of problems.  Radical Activist   Jun-27-08 05:02 PM   #25 
  - we are poor students  mrs_p   Jun-27-08 05:04 PM   #26 
  - I don't digest beef well. I feel much better without it  JerseygirlCT   Jun-27-08 07:09 PM   #47 
  - Try bison  VermeerLives   Jun-27-08 07:23 PM   #53 
     - You know, I'm so much happier, intestinely speaking  JerseygirlCT   Jun-27-08 07:28 PM   #55 
     - actually  mrs_p   Jun-27-08 08:37 PM   #58 
  - Thanks for that link  VermeerLives   Jun-27-08 07:22 PM   #52 
     - agreed!  mrs_p   Jun-27-08 08:39 PM   #59 
  - Orthodox Christians  Mme. Defarge   Jun-27-08 05:50 PM   #32 
  - You beat me to it.  knitter4democracy   Jun-27-08 06:34 PM   #39 
  - Waiting until I retire  Mme. Defarge   Jun-27-08 06:57 PM   #42 
     - That's very true.  knitter4democracy   Jun-29-08 05:36 PM   #74 
  - The meat would be easy for me. The dairy not so much  JerseygirlCT   Jun-27-08 07:10 PM   #49 
     - I know ...  Mme. Defarge   Jun-27-08 10:08 PM   #64 
        - Nuts are good. I like lentils  JerseygirlCT   Jun-28-08 08:13 AM   #71 
  - Meatout Monday is an idea that's been around for a while.  flvegan   Jun-27-08 06:24 PM   #34 
  - Have been doing meatout mondays for weeks and no one told me it switched to Friday.  lonestarnot   Jun-27-08 06:28 PM   #36 
  - LOL. Meat out Monday...Fishy Friday.  pinto   Jun-27-08 06:48 PM   #40 
  - Our church says to fast on Wednesdays and Fridays.  knitter4democracy   Jun-27-08 06:33 PM   #37 
  - I'm willing to go more than once a week meat free....  RazBerryBeret   Jun-27-08 06:33 PM   #38 
  - If the cow is sent to a feed lot.....  Wcross   Jun-27-08 06:53 PM   #41 
  - Got me. Until recently, though, it wasn't raised. But caught wild.  pinto   Jun-27-08 06:59 PM   #43 
  - Fish is meat  LostinVA   Jun-27-08 11:03 PM   #67 
     - veal  JVS   Jun-28-08 08:16 AM   #72 
  - Really doable  JerseygirlCT   Jun-27-08 07:06 PM   #44 
  - I think we do eat WAY too much meat  Canuckistanian   Jun-27-08 07:10 PM   #48 
  - We never ate meat on Fridays growing up, lent or no lent  alcibiades_mystery   Jun-27-08 07:14 PM   #51 
  - i was raised catholic NO meat on friday...i didn't like fish...grilled cheese  spanone   Jun-27-08 07:28 PM   #54 
  - If you want to know the truth about meatless Fridays  hyphenate   Jun-27-08 08:50 PM   #61 
  - The Orthodox don't allow fish, except  Mme. Defarge   Jun-27-08 10:11 PM   #65 
     - Yep. If it's got a backbone, it's meat in the Orthodox Church.  knitter4democracy   Jun-29-08 05:38 PM   #75 
  - I'm a vegan.  Eric J in MN   Jun-27-08 08:51 PM   #62 
  - I hope more people do this. Means cheaper beef for me.  BlooInBloo   Jun-27-08 10:11 PM   #66 
  - I thought this thread was about a hooker strike.  mmonk   Jun-27-08 11:08 PM   #68 
  - this always gets me so much shit here, but i'll post it once again...  CasualWatcher9   Jun-28-08 01:01 AM   #70 
  - I can't even look at fish-sticks  dogday   Jun-28-08 08:17 AM   #73 

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