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BBC Food
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World Clock Cf.: Food Production and Animal Slaughter
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Sicilian ice-cream in a bread bun. A good solution to a local problem: the Mediterranean heat quickly melts the ice-cream, which is absorbed by the bread.
"Palermo, Sicily
Italy
A Fistful of Rice.
A Fistfull of Rice
Nepal
Claire Kathleen Roufs eating first food at 5 months.
Claire Kathleen Roufs
U.S.A.
Eating rat.
"Eating Rat At
The New Year
"
Vietnam
National Geographic
Video
Desert People, boy eating "grub worm"
Desert People
Australia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hogs / Pigs
(Pork)

see also
Animal Domestication
Meat Eating
Animal Welfare

a little wild pig taken in Czech Republic.

A Little Wild Pig
Czech Republic

pig
NOUN:  
  1. Any of several mammals of the genus Sus, having cloven hooves, bristles and a nose adapted for digging; especially the domesticated farm animal Sus scrofa.
    The farmer kept a pen with two pigs that he fed from table scraps and field waste.
  • (specifically) A young swine, a piglet.
TRANSITIVE
VERB:
 
  1. (of swine) to give birth.

    The black sow pigged at seven this morning.
INTRANSITIVE
VERB:
 
  1. (intransitive) To greedily consume (especially food).

    They were pigging on the free food at the bar.
ETYMOLOGY:   From Middle English pigge ("pig, pigling"), from Old English *picga (attested only in compounds, such as picgbrēad ("mast, pig's food")), pet-form related to West Frisian bigge ("pigling"), Low German Pugge ("pet pig"), of uncertain origin.
 

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video:
The Pig Commandments
(72 min., 2005, UM Duluth Library Multimedia BP184.9.D5 P54 2006 DVD)
(China)
(Malaysia)
(70 min?)
[food tears Chinese culture apart in Malaysia]
viewing guide

American Cuts of Pork

American cuts of pork.
Beef
Wikipedia


British Cuts of Pork

British cuts of pork.

Porcellino (Museo Bardini), ca., 1634

Porcellino (Museo Bardini), ca., 1634
Pietro Tacca (1577—1640)
Wikipedia

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