article was written by Liam Cronin.
controversy over horsemeat
in Europe rages on, but did you know that there are five more just as heartbreaking
things in meat? Here's our list:
can live up to 20 years, but cows used for their milk are killed for meat after only four
or five years.
than 42 million cows
suffer and die for milk and dairy products each year.
interact in socially complex ways,
developing friendships over time and sometimes holding grudges against other
cows who treat them badly.
Male calves—"byproducts" of the dairy industry—are
generally taken from their mothers when they are less than 1 day old.
Cows are as diverse as
cats, dogs, and people: Some are bright, while others are slow learners. Some are bold and adventurous,
while others are shy and timid. Some are friendly and considerate, while others
are bossy and devious. None of them wants to die.
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