You really do ask very intriguing questions.
they should first be killed in a humane way so they'll feel no pain.
That's all nothing compared to what that produce is about go endure...
depends upon who tosses your salad...
the menfolk felt that tossing was not abusive
And what about mashing those potatoes?
no. salad is not human. it's purpose in this world is to be eaten and it's highest ambition is to be fuel to help people help others and do good in this world.