How does the phrase "they use everything of the pig except the squeal" contribute to the central ideas of The Jungle?

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The Jungle is—among other things—an indictment of the meatpacking industry in the first half of the twentieth century. During this time period, the meatpacking industry was violating all sorts of health codes and cutting every corner they could to manufacture the cheapest product.

This included using every part of the...

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