PETA - Ben & Jerry's

Discussion in 'The Iron Chef' started by VirginiaHuguenot, Sep 24, 2008.

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  1. SRoper

    SRoper Puritan Board Graduate

    I don't think the PETA letter is entirely serious. I think they are trying to point out the "hypocrisy" of thinking that it's OK to exploit cows for their milk, but somehow exploiting women in the same way isn't acceptable. To them cows are people too.
  2. Curt

    Curt Puritan Board Graduate

    One of the issues we seem to have skipped here is whether we'd buy Ben and Jerry's anyway. I love Super Fudge Chunk, but I haven't bought any since they started giving outrageous, anti-family benefits.

    I know, we can't boycott everyone who has these policies. I also know that they hardly miss my business. I don't try to mount boycotts. It's just personal. I also don't go to McDonald's.
  3. Jimmy the Greek

    Jimmy the Greek Puritan Board Senior

    On the otherhand, there may be new motivations for getting into the future dairy business. :think:
  4. Theoretical

    Theoretical Puritan Board Professor

    A local chicken wing place has a similar slogan:

    "All of our meat was 100% Vegetarian."
  5. Pergamum

    Pergamum Ordinary Guy (TM)

    If God didn't want us to eat animals, why did he make them out of meat!

    I don't see many tofu squirrels jumping around, do you?!
  6. Pergamum

    Pergamum Ordinary Guy (TM)

    Thanks for keeping us abreast of this news.
  7. Southern Presbyterian

    Southern Presbyterian Puritan Board Doctor

    You're just going to milk this thread for all it's worth, aren't you?
  8. CDM

    CDM Puritan Board Junior

    At first, I thought that, too. But the PETA letter cites a restaurant that is using 75% human milk in its recipes. Why do this if they were not actually looking for some support?

    I know it can be hard to fathom that such people like those associated with PETA actually exist, but, brother, it is true. ;)
  9. Mushroom

    Mushroom Puritan Board Doctor

    Sure, we can nurse a few more laughs out of it if we try!
  10. Pergamum

    Pergamum Ordinary Guy (TM)

    Only because PETA is such a bunch of boobs.
  11. Southern Presbyterian

    Southern Presbyterian Puritan Board Doctor

    Yep, there's probably enough material here to keep us busy until the cows come home.
  12. Pergamum

    Pergamum Ordinary Guy (TM)

    Perhaps we just need to MOOoove along now!
  13. SRoper

    SRoper Puritan Board Graduate

    I still think they are trying to get people to give up on dairy altogether. I would have included the restaurant as support to my argument if I was writing the letter.
  14. TheocraticMonarchist

    TheocraticMonarchist Puritan Board Junior

    I've had chicha on a missions trip. It's a type of beer. Thankfuly the natives have figured out that you can make a lot more chicha by bioling the yucka root and making a firmented tea, than by having people chew it up :think:
  15. MrMerlin777

    MrMerlin777 Puritan Board Post-Graduate

    PETA has been off the rails on a crazy train since it's inception.

    (Thanks Ozzy for giving us such a great description of insanity ;) )
  16. jd.morrison

    jd.morrison Puritan Board Sophomore

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    jd.morrison Puritan Board Sophomore


  18. paulkaiser

    paulkaiser Puritan Board Freshman

    The thought of that will definitely make one "Lactose Intolerant"...:eek:

    Just when I thought I might have seen it all...:p
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