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Slaughterhouse : the shocking story of greed, neglect, and inhumane treatment inside the U.S. meat industry

Author: Gail A Eisnitz
Publisher: Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2007, ©1997.
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The author investigates the American meat industry, speaking to inspectors and other workers in slaughterhouses and describing health and humane slaughter violations as well as dangerous working conditions.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Eisnitz, Gail A.
Slaughterhouse.
Amherst, N.Y. : Prometheus Books, 2007, ©1997
(OCoLC)763088627
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gail A Eisnitz
ISBN: 1591024501 9781591024507
OCLC Number: 70668677
Notes: Includes index.
Description: 328 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: pt. 1. Opening the slaughterhouse door --
Prologue --
1. One man's cry for help --
2. Will we get out of here alive? --
3. The darkest place in the universe --
4. "Mommy, am I going to die?" --
5. The fall guy --
pt. 2. The stickers' confessions --
6. The man with the scar --
7. Pangs of conscience --
8. Blood-red and frozen --
pt. 3. The "slaughterhouse eight" --
9. Beyond the law --
10. Slunks, haulers, and "too-dead" cows --
11. A trip to the state pen --
12. A sixty-minute investigation --
pt. 4. USDA deregulates : full line speeds ahead --
13. A Pandora's box of pathogens --
14. The USDA's sacred cow --
15. This little piggy dragged to market --
16. Veterinary turncoats --
17. The thumper --
18. The guardian angel --
19. The Secretary of Agriculture erects a smokescreen --
pt. 5. Friends in high places --
20. Almost dying for a cause --
21. In bed with a bird --
22. The lesson --
pt. 6. A debased side of human nature --
23. America's premier hog kill --
24. An army of walking wounded --
25. Piercing the veil of secrecy --
26. HACCP : a Trojan horse for deregulation --
27. Education and empowerment --
Afterword. Violations at America's largest meat packer --
Glossary.
Responsibility: Gail A. Eisnitz ; with a new afterword by the author.

Abstract:

The author investigates the American meat industry, speaking to inspectors and other workers in slaughterhouses and describing health and humane slaughter violations as well as dangerous working conditions.
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