This is a membership forum. As a guest, you can click around a bit. View 5 pages for free. If you would like to participate, please join.

[ Pitmaster Club Information | Join Now | Login | Contact Us ]

There are 4 page views remaining.


No announcement yet.

SURVEY: Children think bacon comes from a "bacon plant"

  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

    SURVEY: Children think bacon comes from a "bacon plant"

    A survey suggests children (age 4-7) may not know where their food comes from.
    • Over 2/3 believe that bacon comes from a plant
    • All animal-based foods were mis-identified by at least 30% of children
    • Cows, Pigs, and Chickens were said to be inedible by 77%, 73%, and 66% respectively
    • 46% of kids think French fries are animal-based
    The researchers admit that some of the survey results may be skewed merely due to the age range and lack of food knowledge of the young participants


    Foolz....its brought by kindly old elves....


      My 5 year old knows bacon comes from a pig’s belly. Ive educated him!!


        • Cows, Pigs, and Chickens were said to be inedible by 77%, 73%, and 66% respectively
        that tells me that Parents don’t know how to cook cows, pigs, & chickens 77%, 73%, & 66% respectively….


          To see the world though a child's eyes... they picture the living animal, and probably think 'edible' means can you go up and take a bite out of it.


            It doesn't? Well that explains why that bacon tree I bought never produced


              Click image for larger version

Name:	bacon tree.jpg
Views:	80
Size:	49.6 KB
ID:	1125250


                Of course bacon comes from a bacon orchard aka trees. I’m glad somebody got things right around here finally. Ham bush is nice, but everybody knows ham comes from a box like pancakes.


                  Serendipity. As I'm reading this thread, I'm wearing this t-shirt. Taking into account that kids these ages also believe in Santa Claus, the Easter Bunny, and cooties, this isn't really surprising.

                  Click image for larger version

Name:	bacontrees.png
Views:	77
Size:	408.1 KB
ID:	1125261


                  • bbqLuv
                    bbqLuv commented
                    Editing a comment
                    Cooties are real. Scratch that.

                  • bbqLuv
                    bbqLuv commented
                    Editing a comment
                    That t-shirt is so funny, where can I get one.
                    My wife just shook her head.

                  • WillTravelForFood
                    WillTravelForFood commented
                    Editing a comment
                    Technically, bbqLuv is a vegetarian - except all the vegetables happen to be converted into something tastier by magical animals.

                    Remember, you are what you eat -- and as long as you eat those magical vegetarian animals, you too can be considered a vegetarian

                  Well, bacon does come from a plant, aka processing facility or factory.


                    ComfortablyNumb being our farming expert should have the final say in this!


                      Click image for larger version

Name:	80E84079-B272-48AF-9407-947116B11D95.jpeg
Views:	37
Size:	51.1 KB
ID:	1126733



                      No announcement yet.
                      Rubs Promo


                      These are not ads or paid placements. These are some of our favorite tools and toys.

                      These are products we have tested, won our top awards, and are highly recommend. Click here to read how we test, about our medals, and what they mean.

                      Use Our Links To Help Keep Us Alive

                      A big part of this site is our unbiased equipment and product reviews. We love playing with toys and we have no problem calling them the way we see them. Some companies pay a finder’s fee if a reader clicks a link on AmazingRibs.com and buys a product. It has zero impact on our reviews, zero impact on the price you pay, and the sites never tell us what you bought, but it has a major impact on our ability to keep this site alive! So before you buy, please click our links. Here’s a link that takes you to a page on Amazon that has some of our favorite tools and toys: https://tinyurl.com/amazingribs

                      Groundbreaking Hybrid Thermometer!

                      Thermapen One Instant Read Thermometer

                      The FireBoard Spark is a hybrid combining instant-read capability, a cabled temperature probe, Bluetooth and Wi-Fi connectivity. We gave Spark a Platinum Medal for pushing the envelope of product capability while maintaining high standards of design and workmanship.

                      Click here to read our comprehensive Platinum Medal review

                      Compact Powerful Sear Machine For Your Next Tailgater

                      Char-Broil’s Grill2Go x200 is a super-portable, fun little sizzler made of heavy, rust-proof cast aluminum. The lid snaps shut. Grab the handle and you’re off to the party! Char-Broil’s TRU-Infrared design produces searing heat while reducing fuel consumption. A 16 ounce LP gas canister is enough to keep you flipping burgers for hours.

                      Click here to read our detailed review and to order

                      GrillGrates Take Gas Grills To The InfraredZone

                      GrillGrates(TM) amplify heat, prevent flareups, make flipping foods easier, kill hotspots, flip over to make a fine griddle, and can be easily moved from one grill to another. You can even throw wood chips, pellets, or sawdust between the rails and deliver a quick burst of smoke.

                      Click here for more about what makes these grates so special

                      Masterbuilt MPS 340/G ThermoTemp XL Propane Smoker

                      This is the first propane smoker with a thermostat, making this baby foolproof. Set ThermoTemp’s dial from 175° to 350°F and the thermostat inside will adjust the burner just like an indoor kitchen oven. All you need to do is add wood to the tray above the burner to start smokin’.

                      Click here to read our detailed review

                      Fireboard: The Ultimate Top Of The Line BBQ Thermometer

                      Fireboard Labs Product Photo Shoot. Kansas City Commercial Portrait and Wedding Photographers ©Kevin Ashley Photography

                      With the ability to monitor up to six temperatures simultaneously with either Bluetooth or Wifi on your mobile phone, tablet, or computer, Fireboard is the best digital thermometer we’ve tested.
                      Click here to read our detailedreview

                      The Pit Barrel Cooker May Be Too Easy

                      The PBC has a rabid cult following for good reason. It is absolutely positively without a doubt the best bargain on a smoker in the world. Period. This baby will cook circles around the cheap offset sideways barrel smokers because temperature control is so much easier.

                      Click here to read our detailed review and the raves from people who own them

                      The Good-One Is A Superb Grill And A Superb Smoker All In One

                      The Good-One Open Range is dramatically different from a traditional offset smoker. By placing the heat source behind and under the smokebox instead of off to the side, Open Range produces even temperature from left to right, something almost impossible to achieve with a standard barrel shaped offset.

                      Click here to read ourcomplete review