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Cow Fat Motor Oil?


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Gaby
- 3641 days ago - whiteapricot.com
"Here it is. Biodegradable motor oil made from cow fat. Seriously?! We wonder if it really makes your car moooooove... " Check out more of this bizarre story I found this morning here...



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Marisa Sebastian (130)
Tuesday July 29, 2008, 10:40 am

Yet another human idea to EXPLOIT ANIMALS, as if we didnīt have enough animal exploitation.

Despicable. BIG thumbs down to this dumb idea which would promote killing cows on a much bigger scale, and another big thumbs down to White Apricot, the website where this appears, for their bad-taste joke about cow liposuction.
 

Cindy C (4)
Tuesday July 29, 2008, 11:10 am
Really going in the wrong direction here! The idea of creating alternative energy is to reduce environmental waste and green house gasses. Considering that in one day, a cow can emit ― pound of methane into the air, the last thing we need to do is increase these emmissions.
The cattle and meat industry in general is a cruel industry and one which wastes huge expanses of land that could be producing more useful crops.
Evolution is a slow process - obviously we are still using only a very tiny portion of the brain.
 

Natali m (85)
Tuesday July 29, 2008, 12:38 pm
You gotta be kidding me!!!
Well, since we're talking liposuction - why not use people fat then??
Work with the Cosmetic clinics that do liposuction.
 

Eric Gilmartin (361)
Tuesday July 29, 2008, 1:09 pm
Not even remotely interested in doing this - we need to STOP slaughtrering cattle, not do it more! (And yes, I say that as someone struggling with carnivorism, i.e. I'm a MEAT-EATER trying to go on the vegan wagon.)
 

Nancy M (169)
Tuesday July 29, 2008, 1:21 pm
Hate to say it (and yes, it was a joke but in poor taste) but fat is a by-product of the beef/meat industry. All that fat cut off of those steaks. This is a way to make sure that it does not have to be thrown out. Animal by-products including fat are not compostable the way that vegetables byproducts (stalks, vines, leaves, etc.) are. Noone would have to raise any more cattle than we already do.
 

Natali m (85)
Tuesday July 29, 2008, 3:14 pm
True, it's a by-product, but higher demand in by-products may well cause more cows to be slaughtered.
 

Estella Ameigh (22)
Tuesday July 29, 2008, 9:03 pm
Hmmmm...Fat turns rancid when left in the heat so....add a bunch of those
man-made chemicals - some of the really toxic ones now and try to call
it a good idea. Fat production not fast enough - open free lipo-suction
clinics for the obese humans. I would probably go as this would be under
a health care program somewhere. No more diets - just free lipo visits.
Hey we could all be in great shape in no time! Maybe a good idea?? NOT.
 

Nancy M (169)
Wednesday July 30, 2008, 7:46 am
Come on now people. Look at the whole article. It Was a JOKE. Obviously very poor taste. But you don't have to worry about any more cows being raised for motor oil, though I am sure there is more than enough beef fat around (imagine all that extra fat added to ground beef could be used for something else!) No people being liposucked. Although I bet there are many people who would volunteer if it were free!
 

Gaby Dalkin (1)
Wednesday July 30, 2008, 5:06 pm
Guys... just an FYI... this was a joke!! No need to get so upset at me or the site that published the article!!

And as for cow liposuction... also a joke!
 

Natali m (85)
Thursday July 31, 2008, 10:15 am
Sorry Gaby, I get that it was a joke, that's what the website does, it's just the idea of somebody even considering the possibility that get's people upset.
 
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