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UN Sustainable Development Goals


Meat is animal flesh that is eaten as food. Humans have hunted and killed animals for meat since prehistoric times. The advent of civilization allowed the domestication of animals such as chickens, sheep, rabbits, pigs and cattle. This eventually led to their use in meat production on an industrial scale with the aid of slaughterhouses.

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Organizations relating to Meat

Gelatin Manufacturers Association of Asia Pacific / Est. 1996
International Symposium on Epidemiology and Control of Salmonella and Other Foodborne Pathogens of Pork
Association générale internationale des commerces du bétail et des viandes
Association for the Oilseeds, Animal and Vegetable Oils and Fats and Derivates Trade in the EEC / Est. 1958
European Wholesale Meat Trade Association / Est. 1958
Accord Relatif à L'importation de la Viande Bovine en Provenance du Groupe des Etats D'Afrique, Caraïbes et Pacifique / Est. 1979
Fédération internationale du commerce de la viande
Arrangement Regarding Bovine Meat / Est. 1979
Intergovernmental Group on Oilseeds, Oils and Fats / Est. 1965
Fédération des associations d'huiles, graines et graisses
International Meat Research and Technology Institute
Commission of the Common Market of the European Cattle and Meat Trade Union / Est. 1957
International Meat Processors Association / Est. 1981
North American Natural Casing Association / Est. 1990
International Congress of Meat Science and Technology
Professional Committee of Cooperatives of Countries of the Common Market for Livestock and Meat / Est. 1960
International Meat Council / Est. 1980
Intergovernmental Group on Meat and Dairy Products / Est. 1970
Liaison Centre for the Meat Processing Industry in the EU / Est. 1958
Fédération européenne pour l'étude des corps gras / Est. 1986
South American Gelatin Manufacturers Association
Committee of Butchery Organizations of the EC / Est. 1959
Cattle and Livestock Economic Community / Est. 1970
European Animal Fat Processors Association / Est. 1958
Performance Records International / Est. 1955

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World Problems relating to Meat

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Threatened species of Sarcophagidae
Necrotizing fasciitis
Porcine stress syndrome
Environmental hazards from meat production
Consumption of unclean animal products
Threatened species of Cracticidae
Human consumption of animals
Unbridled lust
Excessive use of hormones in animal husbandry
Hormone trafficking
Infected animal, meat and animal product shipments
Cruel slaughterhouse practices
Lack of meat and egg production
Unequal distribution of meat production
Shortage of meat and meat preparations
Long-term shortage of meat and meat preparations
Inferior meat quality from intensive animal farming units
Instability of trade in fresh, frozen or chilled meat
Instability of trade in meat and meat preparations
Instability of trade in dried salted or smoked meat
Inadequately cooked foods
Health hazards from meat and meat preparations
Health hazards from animal feedstuffs
Inadequate hygiene restrictions on carcass meat exports

Action Strategies relating to Meat

From the Encyclopedia of World Problems and Human Potential

Protecting against environmental hazards from meat production
Reducing risk of infected meat
Banning growth hormones in meat
Reducing unequal distribution of meat production
Enabling sanitary community butchering
Maximizing meat herd profits
Mortifying the flesh
Reducing meat consumption to conserve grain
Producing nutritious low cost meat

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