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Mark Zuckerberg and Goat Slaughter – Does he have HACCP?

zuck2main-420x0.jpgMark Zuckerberg, you clearly have too much time on your hands.  According to AOL News, Mark Zuckerberg, the Facebook founder, has started slaughtering his own food, including slicing the throat of a goat with a knife, as part of a sustainable living project. Here is part of the rest of the story:

The 27-year-old billionaire said his decision to kill his own meat was part of a “personal challenge” he had set himself to appreciate food more and understand where it comes from.

Mr Zuckerberg is being advised on his new diet by Jesse Cool, a Silicon Valley chef and advocate for sustainable organic agriculture.

She said: “He cut the throat of the goat with a knife, which is the most kind way to do it.”

The Facebook founder’s previous annual personal challenges have included wearing a tie, and learning Mandarin.

I think it is not wise to have too much money.

  • Carl Custer

    I’ve been told that the blood pressure drop from severing the carotid artery causes instant unconsciousness. But I also recall seeing my uncle’s goats wheeze for a while before they finally succumbed.
    The goat was tasty cooked in my aunt’s kitchen.

  • It is dangerous when somebody who is successful in one field tries to jump
    In another field without the background knowledge in the latter field.
    I agree with the title of this post: What does Mr. Zuckerberg know about food safety ?
    Best Regards,
    Constantine

  • Rick Adams

    How many of you like to eat meat but would be unwilling to kill it yourself? Zuckerberg may be a jerk (judging by some of the things his company does I suspect that is indeed the case) but I suspect he may eat less meat if he has to kill it himself than he did before. Food’s origin is too removed from reality for most of us today with all those plastic wrapped packages that look like they came out of a machine. Something had to die for you to eat it and I think it’s only fair to acknowledge the fact. Heck, I think it would be great if everybody who eats hamburgers had to kill a steer once a year. It’s always easy to point fingers and act superior, but I hate to see it done by the folks I normally consider the good guys.

  • Tim Jensen

    Good work, Bill! You’re totally right to call Zuckerberg out on his elitist desire to “appreciate food more and understand where it comes from.” Can you imagine if we all tried to do the same thing as this spoiled millionaire?! Thankfully there are vigilant bloggers out there to take the time to tell other people they have too much time on their hands…

  • ha, LOL, thanks for the irony.