PIG Christien Meindertsma with Julie Joliat. PIG – The growing concern for the world’s environment (hotly debated last month. 29 Aug Named after a real pig, which was tagged with the number and which was raised on a Dutch farm, the book explains how pig products. PIG has 43 ratings and 5 reviews. Ruby said: Holy fuck. Just saw this referenced on QI. I had no idea pig bits were used in so many things: flour i.
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Who knew it took pig fat to make automobile paint? Lists with This Book. But like the Copenhagen conference which will not magically halt climate changePIG represents a renewed desire to grapple with difficult issues.
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Want to Read saving…. Dmitry Ledentsov rated it it was amazing Aug 03, Rob rated it it was amazing Nov 07, Jun 13, Jane Bresnan rated it it was amazing. If I can get a copy of it Lynn rated it really liked it Jun 29, Niels rated it really liked it Nov 16, The book that proves that true veganism might be unattainable.
That single animal, Meindertsma found, contributed to a mind-boggling number of products — items in all, from chewing gum to bone china.
The Afterlife of PIG
An extensive collection of photographic images has been assembled that document the mind-boggling array of various products that different parts of an anonymous pig called could support. When I read that line, I thought to myself – As the pig, I would’ve been thrilled to know that all my parts had been used so completely!
Trivia About PIG Christien Meindertsmagraphic designJulie Joliat. Not surprisingly, much of the pig was bound for the table in the familiar forms of meat.
Open Preview See a Problem? Meindertsma hopes that these new designs will do what Pig has already accomplished: After its slaughter, Meindertsma discovered that the single pig was used in different products, all of which are pictured in her book.
No trivia or quizzes yet. I had no idea things such as gum or train brakes were partially made with pig parts.
Or that hemoglobin from pig blood is used in cigarette filters? After doing preliminary research, she realized that investigating the products derived from a pig might be more intriguing. What is surprising is the staggering array of non-food products that incorporate parts of the pig.
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Joyce rated it really liked it Jan 07, Just saw this referenced on QI. Katalin Eisenberg rated it really liked it Sep 27, The pork chops sit in the refrigerated case in the supermarket, snuggled on their white Styrofoam pug, glistening under taut clear plastic.
She zeroed in on a random pig, one owned by a farmer she knew. Thanks for telling us 00549 the problem. We know though we try not to think about it that those chops, along with the bacon and ham on display nearby, originated with hogs that were slaughtered.