Dunno where I read about the chickens, I can't fact check everything I hear, I might be wrong, but I'll stick by it. You're argument about coocking the meat is invallid. When consumers get their hands on meat it's generally still uncoocked (sure most of them will coock it beforeBlablahb said:So like I said, such use of hormones is banned, and what occurs naturally is normal. You also have growth hormones in your body. What have you been reading on chickens that you think they grow full size in weeks? Whatever it was it's nonsense.rutger5000 said:You won't make me believe that a newborn chick can grow to a 2 kilo chicken in just a few weeks without massive ammounts of hormones. Sure those are eventually broken down by your digestive system, but so are every drug and most poisons. Breaking down stuff is what your digestive system does, doesn't mean it isn't unlhealthy. Besides that, there are still the antibiotics, feeding cattle antibiotics is a danger for public health.
Antibiotics in meat is actually a good thing, in principle. The problem with those comes from them being overused preventively, and thus breeding resistent bacteria. Then again, cook or bake it and nothing happens.
Furthermore, humans overuse antibiotics heavily in many countries. The US is pretty paranoid about it, and places like China have even crazier abuse of antibiotics. If there's going to be a supervirus, it'll be hatched anyway. And untill it does and you catch it, you're much better off with a healthy diet that includes meat.
they eat), then the bacteria can easily spread.
As a final remark I would like to add that I feel a lot healthier ever since I stopped eating meat.