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|To supply the
British market 1994, 3 million cattle, 14 million pigs, 19 million
sheep and 670 million chickens were slaughtered for food. Just
imagine, 900 million individual lives, murdered just to satisfy the
culinary desires of 50 million people.
|At the beginning
of 2000, there were 59.2 million people living in the United
Kingdom, 7% (over 4 Million) are Vegetarians.
|The flesh of
animals taken as food in Western countries chiefly come from
domesticated herds of cattle, sheep, pigs, and poultry. Major
exporters include Argentina, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the
USA, and Denmark.
Britain becomes vegetarian every two minutes
The average meat
eater is responsible for the deaths of approximately 760 chickens,
46 Turkeys, 29 Sheep, 20 pigs, 15 ducks, 7 rabbits, 5 cows and
more than 1000 fish.
people are vegetarian. See our
page for more information
|More than 40% of
the world's grain is now fed to animals
Society said that 117 year old Canadian Marie-Louise Febronie
Meilleur was living proof of the benefits of being a vegetarian.
Current research backs up this up ; lifelong vegetarians visit
hospital 22% less often than meat eaters and when confined to
hospital, spend a shorter time there.
If you intend on using this information anywhere, please credit
The Vegetarian Centre.
The following sources
were consulted for the above facts:
Hutchinson Educational Encyclopaedia 1999,
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