500 million vegetarians

Discussion in 'Random Thoughts' started by cynthy160, Aug 23, 2013.

  1. cynthy160

    cynthy160 Senior Member

  2. odonII

    odonII O

    They don't sell beef or chicken in India?
  3. cynthy160

    cynthy160 Senior Member

  4. odonII

    odonII O

    I don't think we were talking about vegetarianism.
  5. Sig

    Sig Senior Member

    Beef is pretty damn rare. Chicken, lamb, goat and fish are all over though.
  6. odonII

    odonII O

    Cows' sacred status send Indian beef sales soaring
    Cows may be sacred in India, and beef consumption frowned upon, but that doesn't stop the country exporting the meat.

    Indeed, India is to top the US as the third-biggest beef exporter next year, on America's own estimates.

    And it will come within an ace of stealing top rank from Australia.

    India will account for nearly half of world growth in beef exports in 2012 "on increased supplies and price-competitive shipments to emerging markets", raising shipments to 1.28m tonnes, double those in 2009.
  7. Sig

    Sig Senior Member

    Wow, I didn't know that. When I said rare I meant in terms of finding it to eat.
  8. odonII

    odonII O

  9. The food in India is so damn good, you don't miss meat really. Or McDonald's and KFC for that matter.
  10. autophobe2e

    autophobe2e Senior Member

    delhi belly not all that fun though...

    a lot of travellers end up going vegetarian, not always an ethical choice :p
  11. Piaf

    Piaf Senior Member

  12. I went semi-vegetarian whilst in India, purely because I absolutely loved the veggy curries. And a little bit because I saw how they treat the meat.
  13. As far as I know you are not in India.
  14. Piaf

    Piaf Senior Member

    That is true, and I doubt I ever will be
  15. I think you would make a lovely Indian.
  16. Piaf

    Piaf Senior Member

    I don't see it, but thank you, I guess.
  17. Yes, it was a compliment indeed. Gotta look with your third eye to see it, dear Piaf.
  18. thedope

    thedope glad attention Lifetime Supporter

    The food in india has been so damn bad at times that it has become near pickled in spices and cooked to oblivion to conceal it's unsavory elements
  19. kokujin

    kokujin Senior Member

    I may go veggie at age 33. when i dont need muscles to be taken seriously from the oppoppo sex.
  20. wiccan_witch

    wiccan_witch Senior Member

    I agree, that it seems weird for vegetarians to be going to McDonalds or KFC in the first place. Mind you, like anyone, I suppose there are vegetarians out there that just still eat crap.

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