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Ireland. Most of these emigrants would find themselves in America, working in factories or fighting in the name of the Union. On the subject of factories and the industrial revolution it is also important to note the adulteration and lack of regulatory standards for the food industry during this time. The meat packing industry in particular was guilty of allowing an ungodly amount of waste into their products. All manner of filth was mixed into sausages and other meat products and the world was mostly unaware until the muckraker Upton Sinclair wrote The Jungle , exposing the evils of the meat packing industry for all to see. The other great advancements in the food world came in the form of preservation. In the modern world for the first time the wide spread refrigeration of food was proliferating.
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Previously people had to rely upon salting their food, but with refrigeration and freezing the lifespan of foods increased exponentially. The technique of canning also became popular, vacuum sealing food into tins allowed it to be preserved for years at a time. 1. How did the discovery of vitamins change the way in which the world viewed food? 2. Does brand loyalty really exist? If so to what brands are you loyal? 3. Will we reach a point where the food we eat is more engineered than grown? Have we already? 4. What steps can be taken to help avoid famine at home and abroad?
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