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“Enhanced” Chicken

In the last few years it has become a common practice for chicken producers -- unknown to most consumers -- to inject fresh chicken with saltwater as a way to keep it juicy and tasty. This process called "enhancing" or "plumping" can make up a fifth or even more of the chicken's weight and contain a long list of ingredients, including a high sodium content. Kenneth McMillin, a professor of meat science at Louisiana State University, explains that the reason to "plump" chickens is to make up for the deficiencies that arise when growers breed chickens for higher meat production: a dry, less tasty bird into the market that overcooked, it could be nearly inedible.

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Animal agriculture has turned into probably one of the most unethical industries that have ever existed. The extent of manipulation, damage and suffering it causes to humans, animals and the environment should be seen as a serious offense towards all of God's Creation.

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