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  GoVeg.com // Features // Slaughterhouse
In the last 15 years, thousands of America's small to mid-sized slaughterhouses have been displaced by a few large, high-speed operations, each with the capacity to kill more than a million animals a year.
With fewer slaughterhouses killing an ever-growing number of animals, slaughter "line speeds" have accelerated and a production mentality has emerged in which the rapid slaughter line never seems to stop for anything—not for injured workers, not for contaminated meat, and, least of all, not for slow or disabled animals.
Following a long paper trail, she learns that contaminated meat and poultry are pouring out of federally inspected slaughterhouses and, not surprisingly, deaths from foodborne illness have quadrupled in the United States in the last 15 years.
www.goveg.com /slaughterhouse.asp   (446 words)

  
  Slaughterhouse - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Grandin is also well known for being autistic and it was a fascination with patterns and flow that first led her to redesign the layout of cattle holding pens.
The largest slaughterhouse in the world is operated by the Smithfield Packing Company located near Smithfield, Virginia; it is capable of butchering over 30,000 pigs a day.
Slaughterhouses are needed primarily to serve the large-scale demand for meat in urban areas where there is no livestock.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Slaughterhouse   (1195 words)

  
 Slaughterhouse Cases
The U.S. Supreme Court, with Justice Samuel F. Miller rendering the majority decision, decided against the slaughterhouse operators, holding that the Fourteenth Amendment had to be considered in light of the original purpose of its framers, i.e., to guarantee the freedom of former fl slaves.
The restraint placed by the Louisiana legislators on the slaughterhouse operators was declared not to deprive them of their property without due process.
Slaughterhouse: Cattle burn, farmers despair and consumers worry as a new food-related catastrophe hits Europe.
www.infoplease.com /ce6/history/A0845513.html   (380 words)

  
 Slaughterhouse by Gail A Eisnitz
Slaughterhouse by Gail Eisnitz of the Humane Farming Association is a gut-wrenching, chilling, yet carefully documented, expose of unspeakable torture and death in America's slaughterhouses.
The testimony of dozens of slaughterhouse workers and USDA inspectors pulls the curtain on abominable hellholes, where the last minutes of innocent, feeling, intelligent horses, cows, calves, pigs, and chickens are turned into interminable agony.
Once at the slaughterhouse, some animals are too injured to walk and others simply refuse to go quietly to their deaths.
www.meat.org.uk /slaught.html   (1188 words)

  
 Slaughterhouse by Gail A Eisnitz - All Creatures Book and Video Review Guide- life, heaven, earth, peace, justice, ...
Many slaughterhouse regulations are intentionally unenforced, while death from foodborne illness have quadrupled in the United States in the past fifteen years, according to a new book by investigative journalist Gail Eisnitz.
This is the story of one woman's journey which began as an investigation into a single complaint at a Florida slaughterhouse and then turned into a tale of suspense and intrigue as she unearthed more startling information about the sources of meat and poultry Americans consume.
Slaughterhouse by Gail Eisnitz of the Humane Farming Association is a gut- wrenching, chilling, yet carefully documented, expose of unspeakable torture and death in America's slaughterhouses.
www.all-creatures.org /book/r-slaughterhouse.html   (1615 words)

  
 Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.
In any event, it is certainly his best known work, capturing the imagination of an entire generation upon its publication in 1969, propelling Vonnegut from underground favorite into the top ranks of late 20th century literature.
Taken as a set, these books can be seen as passing in and through each other to comprise an interlocking biography of the characters mentioned from the various perspectives presented by each individual story, with Slaughterhouse 5 smack in the center acting as a kind of traffic cop.
Without reservation, we recommend Slaughterhouse 5 as your ticket into the compassionate and comprehensive world of Billy Pilgrim and other agents of the heart of Kurt Vonnegut.
www.cdickens.com /articles/slaught5.htm   (333 words)

  
 Free slaughterhouse Essays
Slaughterhouse Five, by Kurt Vonnegut, is a novel about Billy Pilgrim, a WWII veteran who claims that he has “ come unstuck in time.
Themes of Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt vonnegut and Catch 22 by Joseph Heller - Themes of Slaughterhouse 5 by Kurt vonnegut and Catch 22 by Joseph Heller.
Style Analysis of Kurt Vonnegut on Slaughterhouse Five - Though war is a traumatizing and miserable experience, it may also be able to move and inspire people to write a brilliant piece of literature.
www.123helpme.com /search.asp?text=slaughterhouse   (3039 words)

  
 HFA [ S t o p S l a u g h t e r h o u s e A b u s e ]
Slaughterhouse recounts Eisnitz's story as she becomes submerged in the slaughterhouse subculture, venturing deeper and deeper into the lives of slaughterhouse workers.
And, as revealed by another slaughterhouse worker: "When a conscious cow arrives at the first hind-legger, usually the legger tries to make a cut to start skinning out the leg.
Interviews with parents of the small victims of the virulent, deadly E.coli 0157:H7 graphically underscore the viciousness of a disease caused by the unsanitary and unseemly conditions in America's slaughterhouses.
www.hfa.org /hot_topic/slaughterhouse.html   (1082 words)

  
 Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Kurt Vonnegut was more than worthy of the National Book Award that he received for the novel Slaughterhouse Five, but his humor and literary expertise are often lost in screenplays.
This flawed movie was a cult classic since its release because legions of Vonnegut fans were so fond of the novel that they could overlook the film's flaws.
The key to enjoying Slaughterhouse Five is to focus on the best scenes and performances -- much like Billy Pilgrim's advice on living.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0069280   (473 words)

  
 Factory Farming - Photo Gallery
Bleeding and struggling for their lives, chickens are thrown into a bin to be bled before being shackled upside down on the slaughterhouse assembly line.
Chickens entering this small poultry slaughterhouse are pulled from the cages, and still fully conscious, their throats are cut.
Hanging upside down and bleeding, chickens on the slaughterhouse assembly line are carried to the scalding tank, a caldron of boiling water, which prepares their feathers to be removed.
www.factoryfarming.com /gallery/photos_video.htm   (497 words)

  
 MediaGuardian.co.uk | Media | BBC braced for slaughterhouse row
If the public's negative reaction to the demise of Kevin the hamster, the star of the notorious 1998 Levi's advert, is anything to go by, the BBC will be in for some flak this summer.
Due to air on BBC2 later this summer, Slaughterhouse - the Task of Blood, is a one-off documentary that focuses on a family-run abattoir in Oldham, Greater Manchester.
It is a risky subject for a graphic documentary and a BBC spokeswoman said Slaughterhouse would be broadcast after the watershed because of its "strong content".
media.guardian.co.uk /site/story/0,14173,1500187,00.html   (374 words)

  
 Slaughterhouse Review
Lester's retarded son is all too happy to slaughter his father's enemies, and does so using his cleaver, a meat grinder and even by crushing a victim's skull with his own bare hands.
Luckily for Buddy, his murder spree is not limited to just the three individuals responsible for the slaughterhouse's foreclosure, because there are plenty of typical teens hanging around the property to do everything from annoy his pigs to shooting a rock video.
Although Slaughterhouse was put together on a shoestring budget, the gore effects are remarkably good.
www.80sreborn.com /slaughterhouse.shtml   (619 words)

  
 IJ Publications: Slaughter-House Cases:The Tragic Legacy of the Slaughterhouse Cases
The problem is that, in the aftermath of The Slaughterhouse Cases, courts routinely defer to all such monopolies and licensing regimes.
The standard for judicial review is so lenient that for all practical purposes there doesn't even need to be a fit between asserted public health and safety goals and the means chosen by government to reach these goals.
Bleak though the current state of affairs may be and long the intervening years, three trends offer hope for the prospect of eventually overturning Slaughterhouse and restoring constitutional vitality to the privileges or immunities clause.
www.ij.org /publications/other/slaughterhouse/legacy.html   (1740 words)

  
 Slaughterhouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Slaughterhouse was in attendence at the Walk To D'Feet ALS.
Getting scared in the "third dimension" is the lure of Slaughterhouse 2000 in 3-D, one of the few 3-D Halloween haunts in the nation, the only one in Nashville and possibly the only one in Tennessee this year.
Slaughterhouse 2000 in 3-D has the veteran "residents" - actors portraying madcap scientists and ax murderers and vampires and doctors of evil performing alien autopsies.It has the expected mazes and midnight passages all but impossible to get through, too.
www.slaughterhouse2k.com /news.html   (2918 words)

  
 KFC Cruelty : Cruelty in the KFC Slaughterhouse
KFC Cruelty : Cruelty in the KFC Slaughterhouse
In July 2004, PETA revealed the results of an investigation into a KFC-supplying slaughterhouse in Moorefield, West Virginia, where workers were caught on video stomping on chickens, kicking them, and violently slamming them against floors and walls.
Workers also ripped the animals' beaks off, twisted their heads off, spat tobacco into their eyes and mouths, spray-painted their faces, and squeezed their bodies so hard that the birds expelled feces—all while the chickens were still alive.
www.peta.org /feat/moorefield   (389 words)

  
 Slaughterhouse-Five - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A successful film adaptation of the book, also called Slaughterhouse-Five, was made in 1972.
A disoriented and ill-trained American soldier named Billy Pilgrim is captured by German soldiers and is forced to live in a makeshift prison, the deep cellars of a disused slaughterhouse in the city of Dresden, Germany.
Billy has become "unstuck in time", for unexplained reasons, and randomly repeatedly visits different parts of his life, including his death.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Slaughterhouse-Five   (1192 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Slaughterhouse: The Shocking Story of Greed, Neglect, and Inhumane Treatment Inside the U.S. Meat Industry: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Slaughterhouse is the first book of its kind to explore the impact that unprecedented changes in the meatpacking industry over the last twenty-five years—particularly industry consolidation, increased line speeds, and deregulation—have had on workers, animals, and consumers.
F) Slaughterhouses take advantage of immigrant labor, knowing they are too poverty stricken or scared to protest their working conditions.
G) Animals go through the Kill Line ALIVE all the time, it is so common that slaughterhouse workers do not even see it as an infraction any longer, they are more worried for their own safety from dropped carcasses, flying hooves, slashing knives, faulty equipment, and inhumanely high speed Lines.
www.amazon.com /Slaughterhouse-Shocking-Inhumane-Treatment-Industry/dp/1573921661   (2246 words)

  
 SLAUGHTERHOUSE   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
But the kill line keeps going because the pressure to mass produce is intensifying to the point that human life is placed on par with that of the animals.
Eisnitz includes interviews with numerous slaughterhouse workers who speak candidly of their experiences on the front line of one of the nation's largest agribusinesses.
Slaughterhouse will outrage, horrify, and disgust everyone concerned about animal welfare, human rights, consumer safety, and government regulatory practices.
www.hutch.demon.co.uk /prom/slaughte.htm   (404 words)

  
 Operation Slaughterhouse   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Most of these operations were charged to the Nazis and their allies, and in cases like the Katyn Forest Massacres, where Polish military personnel were butchered en masse by the Russians, some awkward facts have conveniently been forgotten.
All of these butcheries were enacted in addition to the planned and unplanned slaughters of civilian elements or military personnel who were unable to reach the Austrian frontier and the "hospitality" offered by the British.
The henchmen of Tito did not limit their slaughterhouse tactics to the members of the Croatian Army or its civilian followers.
www.taivaansusi.net /historia/slaughter.html   (1835 words)

  
 Slaughterhouse-Five (1972)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Kurt Vonnegut was more than worthy of the National Book Award that he received for the novel Slaughterhouse Five, but his humor and literary expertise are often lost in screenplays.
This flawed movie was a cult classic since its release because legions of Vonnegut fans were so fond of the novel that they could overlook the film's flaws.
The key to enjoying Slaughterhouse Five is to focus on the best scenes and performances -- much like Billy Pilgrim's advice on living.
us.imdb.com /Title?0069280   (521 words)

  
 School Work on Background on Slaughterhouse Five
Slaughterhouse Five is the story of Billy Pilgrim, a decidedly non-heroic man who has become "unstuck in time.
One of the most important themes of Slaughterhouse Five is the pairing of narrative and non-narrative or anti-narrative.
Slaughterhouse Five can be thought of as an anti-narrative.
www.123schoolwork.com /show_essay/185637.html   (177 words)

  
 CybCon 2004 Exclusives: Bumblebee and Slaughterhouse
Joining him is a representation of Slaughterhouse, the name I gave to the generic background Decepticon from "Five Faces of Darkness" part 3, seen here in a Cybertronic form identical in design to that of the other Decepticon jets before they were given Earth modes.
Construction: Slaughterhouse is cast from the same mold as the other resin Cybertronic jets that crazysteve has created in the past, but this color scheme was produced specifically for CybCon.
Slaughterhouse was named for the fact that the animators used Onslaught's color model for him.
members.fortunecity.com /zobovor/cybcon_2004_exclusives.html   (777 words)

  
 ErikMarcus.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-15)
Slaughterhouse Blues is not written from an animal rights perspective.
Throughout their careers, the authors have repeatedly met with community leaders in an effort to prevent or resolve the social problems that slaughterhouses invariably bring to town.
Time and again in Slaughterhouse Blues, the meatpacking industry is shown carrying a total disregard for its workers’ health and safety.
www.erikmarcus.com /pages/article.php?id=1381   (660 words)

  
 Slaughterhouse S2K Nashville Tennesse
Slaughterhouse is now into it's second weekend this season.
Slaughterhouse will be taken applications for one night only!
I have seen the mistake I have made in the hours listing and they are now fixed with the correct times and dates for this upcoming season of the house.
www.geocities.com /secktion8   (236 words)

  
 CD Baby: SLAUGHTERHOUSE BLUES: Evil Skies
Slaughterhouse Blues started in the spring of 2002 and was formed by accident at the Blues Society of Central PA’s blues jam at the Lochiel hotel.
This is the Slaughterhouse Blues, we like to jam, and we like to play music in a way that we find enjoyable.
We study the founders of the music and hold in high regard those that are continually trying to preserve this wonderful art form.
cdbaby.com /cd/shb2   (454 words)

  
 2003 Darwin Award: Slaughterhouse Robbery
But when it comes to hand to hand combat with sharp blades, butchers working in a slaughterhouse are more than a match for your average thief.
It's more likely they were bent on some other mayhem (it would be a good place for murder) and lost.
But you do have to be dumb to rob a slaughterhouse.
www.darwinawards.com /darwin/darwin2003-07.html   (469 words)

  
 CNN.com - Fugitive steer spared by slaughterhouse - Dec. 17, 2003
A steer that fled the slaughterhouse two weeks ago will get the chance to live out his days on a Michigan farm.
Instead, the Al Badr Slaughterhouse will donate the animal to the Sanctuary and Safe Haven for Animals, according to Dorothy Davies, director of the Manchester farm.
The farm will pay the slaughterhouse an undisclosed sum to cover charges associated with the steer's break, including the cost of a crane to lift the sedated animal, two weeks' worth of feed and veterinary expenses.
cnn.com /2003/US/Midwest/12/17/steer.saved.ap   (312 words)

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