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Food, Inc Fast Food to All Food (Answer 4) 8 points 1. What were the advantages of the McDonald's restaurant switching to an assembly-line type operation? Quicker production, lower wages, and workers are easier to replace 2. How are the names of brands and labels placed on meat and dairy products in the supermarket misleading? They are misleading because they say they come from farms, while in reality, there are only 3-4 companies are producing the products. 3. List two ways that chickens are physically different now than in the 1950s, before the green revolution. Chickens have larger breasts, but have less time to grow 4. Vince Edwards, the chicken grower working for Tyson, was not given permission to allow the filmmakers inside his chicken coops. Speculate to the reason for this, after watching the segment with Carole Morison, the Purdue grower. The reason for this is because they do not want to expose their techniques to the public because if they are exposed, less people would want to buy the food. 5. What are some of the health issues faced by the chickens as a result of their accelerated growth and confined living conditions? What does Carole do to try to mitigate these health problems? As a result of their accelerated growth and confined living conditions, the chicken’s muscles, bones, and internal organs cannot keep up with the growth. In order to try to mitigate these health problems, Carole uses antibiotics.
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