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Does meatless chicken exist

  1. Aug 27, 2013 #1

    Monique

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    There must be some new kind of development, I e-mailed a meeting organizer in reply to her inquiry about dietary requests. I replied that I'm a vegetarian and thus don't eat meat/fish. I get the reply "Do you eat chicken?" :uhh:

    Makes me wonder what chicken is composed of..
     
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  3. Aug 27, 2013 #2
    There are lots of people that claim to be vegetarian, yet still eat poultry.

    I'm not saying I agree with claiming to be vegetarian in that case, but It's not surprising she asked that.
     
  4. Aug 27, 2013 #3

    dlgoff

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    Depends on the part. :bugeye:

    309px-Chicken_feet_packaged.jpg

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicken_meat
     
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    Monique

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    That explains a lot :biggrin:
     
  7. Aug 27, 2013 #6
    Have you tried Quorn. I think it is derived from a fungus extract but iy does really taste like chicken. When cooked in a sauce you could be fooled into believing it was chicken.
    Makes a pretty good meat substitute (from a taste point of view)

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Quorn

    Me.
     
  8. Aug 27, 2013 #7

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  9. Aug 27, 2013 #8
    There's people who claim to be vegetarians who eat fish. Didn't know there were people who claim to be vegetarians who eat poultry. Vegetarians don't eat animals. If you eat fish or poultry, you're not a vegetarian. That's like someone who claims to be an atheist, and says they only believe in one god.
     
  10. Aug 27, 2013 #9

    Borek

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    I am a vegetarian.

    I just eat meat, including (but not limited to) fish, poultry, pork and beef.
     
  11. Aug 27, 2013 #10
    Perhaps the organizer meant to say 'unborn' chicken.
     
  12. Aug 27, 2013 #11

    dlgoff

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    Wikipedia says,

    If I were a vegetarian, I'd have to move to Poland.
     
  13. Aug 27, 2013 #12
    I'm a pacifist. I only start one war a year.
     
  14. Aug 27, 2013 #13

    turbo

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    I am a humantarian.
     
  15. Aug 27, 2013 #14

    Evo

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    :eek: You eats humans???
     
  16. Aug 27, 2013 #15

    Pythagorean

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    maybe if you consider egg to be chicken, then US defined vegetarians eat chicken. Drinking milk = drinking cow :biggrin:
     
  17. Aug 27, 2013 #16

    jtbell

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    It seems to me that meatless chicken would be, um, crunchy. :yuck:

    (that is, the opposite of "boneless chicken".)
     
  18. Aug 27, 2013 #17
    I'm an ovolacto vegetarian. So I drink milk and eat eggs. I may eventually stop eating those foods, since I only eat eggs in cake and pie, and I don't really need that stuff anyway, and the only milk I drink is with cereal, but I'm starting to use almond milk instead.
    MMMmm chickenless bones.
     
  19. Aug 27, 2013 #18

    Pythagorean

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    If you don't eat animal products, you have to supplement your B12 since it doesn't come from anything else. I do legumes and grains every other meal (to save money... but we also have lactose intolerance/allergies in the family). The only B12 food I've found is yeast, but you have to make sure that the yeast are themselves supplemented with real B12. Some yeast companies and companies like Spirulina claim to have B12 only actually have the so-called "pseudovitamin" B12.
     
  20. Aug 27, 2013 #19

    turbo

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    Got to get the protein somewhere. :devil:
     
  21. Aug 27, 2013 #20

    Pythagorean

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    they taste similar to pork
     
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