Posts Tagged 'butchering'

RSS Feed for 'butchering'

'Pig Brain Mist' Mystery Disease Solved

A little over a year ago, The New York Times reported on a curious phenomenon. Workers at a Hormel-affiliated pork processing plant in Austin, Minnesota were developing a mysterious neurological symptoms — fatigue, numb legs, pain, and difficulty walking — and no one knew why. The one thing all the patients had in common was [...]

Chris Cosentino on Slaughtering Animals

Edible San Francisco ran a feature on Bay Area chefs and their experiences slaughtering animals. Chris Cosentino had this to say:
It doesn’t matter how tough you are: when you slaughter a 35-pound baby goat, it’s not easy, it’s not pretty. Slaughter is a mix of many things: love, hate, joy, disgust—you’re horrified with yourself, but [...]

All The Cool Kids Are Making Christmas Goose

Photograph by dalvenjah
Tom Mylan of Marlow & Sons (actually, I guess I'll now have to call him 'Tom Mylan of Marlow & Daughters') wonders about the current obsession with the Christmas foul du jour:
It seems like every dumbass in the world is all of a sudden really hot to cook a goose. Why now people? [...]

'Chagall in Postville': Agriprocessors Scandal in Comic Form

This summer's investigation of the worker welfare at Agriprocessors, Inc., was pretty horrific. The nation's largest kosher slaughterhouse employed illegal immigrant child labor and forced employees to work in "slavelike" conditions, including rampant physical abuse from slaughterhouse officials.
Stomach-churning, isn't it? We've got a strong stomach for this sort of thing, and even we found ourselves [...]

Pig Butchering, Aerial View [photo]

Photograph by ahemler

Jamie Oliver Cuts Up a Corpse on Television [video]

images from calorielab

Jamie Oliver is, it turns out, so obsessed with keeping Brits slim that he actually cut up a corpse on a nationally-aired TV show back in January.
The autopsy was performed on a 25 stone (350lb) man who "literally ate himself to death," in the hopes of scaring the sandwiches right out of [...]

Creative Commons License

©2008-2010 Eat Me Daily