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Discussion in 'Channel Zero' started by WebsterUno, Jan 7, 2004.

  1. WebsterUno

    WebsterUno Guest

    anyone else that lives in Cali
    refraining from eating BEEF lately?
    I was at the store, big time drop
    in prices on beef products.

    Tina's Beef and Bean burritos- 6 for a dollar
    Tina's Bean and Cheese- 4 for a dollar

    Oscar Meyer Beef Franks- used to be $5
    now theyre only $2...hahaha

    The chicken was all gone!
    The guy at the meat dept was saying
    nobody is buying beef! All the stores
    in that chain reported the same.

    6 restaurants in my area
    reported having contaminated meat.
    Only one went public with it.
    The others wont say who they are!

    anybody wanna go out for some burgers?

  2. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,506 Likes Received: 448
    Uh, they have only found 17 percent of the beef recently shipped from Canada to Santa Clara... Just watch out for ground beef, you can eat anything else. steak and what have you.
  3. caL

    caL Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2003 Messages: 2,056 Likes Received: 0
    i would say stock up on steak but i dont know what mad cow does to people or if you can just cook it all the way and it will go away from the meat. if you know what i meen
  4. iloveboxcars

    iloveboxcars 12oz Royalty

    Joined: Jul 29, 2002 Messages: 20,506 Likes Received: 448
    It's kinda like acid on your brain. It lies dormant inside of you for quite a long period of time.. and then starts eating away at your brain.

    People can get the same thing from eating other people. I forget what it's called, but it starts with a c.
  5. S@T@N

    [email protected]@N Senior Member

    Joined: Sep 15, 2002 Messages: 1,998 Likes Received: 0
    Bovine Spongiform Encephalitis.

    Basically, the prions in the meat (kind of like a virus enzyme.. it changes
    proteins to resemble itself, giving that protein the prion characteristics)
    deteriorate your brain into a spongy substance. They've tried burning
    contaminated meat, but found that the prions were present in the ashes.
  6. --zeSto--

    --zeSto-- Veteran Member

    Joined: Jul 12, 2000 Messages: 6,979 Likes Received: 2
    as the token canadian.... let me expain something

    the cow that was bought from canada was purchased over a decade ago,
    well before Brittan even knew about BSE (mad cow). Plus it was a dairy
    cow and they aren't supposed to be butchered and eaten.
    BSE gets into cows though their food. Farmers had been feeding cows
    a meal that included bits of sheep goats and other cows. The BSE virus
    lives in the brain and spine of these animals and it was being eaten by
    other cows. All this would have happened after it left canada.

    the solution: Eat kosher meat.

    For a cut of meat to be kocher, the cow cant have been fed meat in it's food.
    They wont eat 'downers' (a cow that cant stand up) and that's an early sign of BSE.
    Plus many cows are stunned with a blast of air in their mouth before being killed.
    This can spread the virus right before the butchering. Kosher rules forbid this.

    yeah.... where's the beef!?
  7. WebsterUno

    WebsterUno Guest

    yeah, I know...
    thats why I asked if anyone wants to go out for burgers!


    Im just staying away from beef altogether.
    Just for now...fuck that....I aint gettin no mad cow!
  8. Dr. Dazzle

    Dr. Dazzle Veteran Member

    Joined: Nov 19, 2001 Messages: 8,147 Likes Received: 3
    Hasn't there only ever been a handful of cases of Mad Cow found in humans?

    I am prohibited from giving blood since I lived in Britain in the 80's. Maybe I have mad cow and don't even know it....
  9. caL

    caL Senior Member

    Joined: Feb 7, 2003 Messages: 2,056 Likes Received: 0

    well theres always fish
  10. WebsterUno

    WebsterUno Guest

    yeah, and I love me some fish.
    I just ate some honey walnut prawns...
    with veggies on the side...mmmmm...

  11. Devilush

    Devilush 12oz Legend

    Joined: Feb 1, 2001 Messages: 17,035 Likes Received: 2
    shit lets go then!

    i'm not afraid of some mad cow disease. :)

    SPLINTER Guest

    so, is there any way to get tested for this stuff? i haven't been eating beef for a while now but i want to know if i could get tested for this stuff, so i can know my brain is gonna turn into a sponge. cuz if it is, i wanna know, i'll do some cool shit before i become SpongeBob.
  13. 23578

    23578 Elite Member

    Joined: Jul 2, 2000 Messages: 2,521 Likes Received: 0
    bought beef bones the other day because they were mad cheap (ha ha). made glace de viande, and some stock. f-it, there is no escaping the beef.
  14. CinchedWaist

    CinchedWaist Elite Member

    Joined: Sep 11, 2003 Messages: 2,691 Likes Received: 1
    become vegetarian!! :)
    Yea, i know you guys won't, but it was worth a shot.
    Seriously, cows are supposed to be fed grains and barley and crap, not other animals! What the hell....

    Speaking of cows, on my way to work on Tuesday there was mad traffic on the expressway. I look at the truck next to me and its filled to the brim with cows. They had teeny windows for air (mind you, this was the day it was 5 degrees outside) and one of them had his little nose stuck out and there were big ol icicles hanging off of them...I felt bad.

    Who knows where they were going...butcher shop i presumed so my eyes started tearing (I make myself sick how sensitive i am with that stuff)

    Then, the next day, traffic is beautifully smooth. I'm going like, 70mph when i look to my left, and there was the cow truck again!! Luckily i didn't see them today otherwise i'd get superstitious and think it was some omen....

    most pointless early morning rambling i ever wrote!!
  15. !@#$%

    [email protected]#$% Moderator Crew

    Joined: Oct 1, 2002 Messages: 18,517 Likes Received: 622
    i'm with cinched.

    uhh, i escaped over 9 years ago.

    i don't really eat fish anymore because of the mercury..

    keep your brains..
    go vegetarian!