Tag: meat

The Perfect Storm – Grow Local or Grow Hungry?

The Perfect Storm – Grow Local or Grow Hungry?













Jamie Lee, Contributor
Waking Times

Most of us who live in the United States have always assumed that our food would be available in abundance at our commercial grocery stores at affordable prices, at least for the past three generations. Most have never spent a thought about what they would … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
The Meat Atlas: Facts and Figures About Industrial Food Production

The Meat Atlas: Facts and Figures About Industrial Food Production













Vicki Hird, EcoWatch
Waking Times

They say every cloud has a silver lining, and since the horsemeat scandal in 2013 it has become much easier to talk about meat—more people seem to know and care about the impact of meat production and consumption and the benefits of cutting down. They’re … More

January 17, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Learn the Truth About Pet Food Ingredients: Meat

Learn the Truth About Pet Food Ingredients: Meat













Susan Thixton, Guest
Waking Times

Understanding the definitions of common pet food ingredients is significant to understanding what your pet is consuming. Let’s define “meat.”

Meat. AAFCO defines meat as “flesh” sourced from slaughtered mammals and is listed on pet food labels with the descriptive term such as Turkey, … More

December 2, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
American Meat—An Inside Look at Sustainable Farming in America

American Meat—An Inside Look at Sustainable Farming in America













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

“Thanksgiving is a time when many of us come together and share food and conversation with our family and friends. It’s a time when we celebrate our loved ones, and reflect on that which we are thankful for. In the spirit of the holiday, we are … More

November 26, 2013 | By | Reply More
Study Finds Conventional Chicken to be Highly Contaminated with Arsenic

Study Finds Conventional Chicken to be Highly Contaminated with Arsenic













Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society
Waking Times

In 2011, a report was issued from the Food and Drug Administration blasting roxarsone, an arsenic-based drug used in chicken production. The FDA announced the Pfizer-made drug was contaminating chicken sold to the American people at a high level. After the scathing report, More

November 1, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Pink Slime Back in Schools? It Never Actually Left…

Pink Slime Back in Schools? It Never Actually Left…













Heather Callaghan, Contributor
Waking Times

It’s only been 5 years since consumers slowly started hearing about a secret ingredient that has resided in some meat products for 20 years, now dubbed “pink slime.” To hear the American Meat President talk of ammonium hydroxide gas treated “Lean Finely Textured Beef” you’d … More

September 19, 2013 | By | Reply More
How Inorganic Arsenic Accumulates In The Meat of Chicken Then Sold At Your Grocery Retailer

How Inorganic Arsenic Accumulates In The Meat of Chicken Then Sold At Your Grocery Retailer













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Poultry has become one of the most contaminated sources of meat available to humans, particularly due to approved arsenic-based additives which 80% of all chickens consume in their daily diet. Until recently, chicken producers would routinely supplement poultry feed with a growth-promoting arsenical drug … More

July 15, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Still Eat Conventional Meat or Poultry? Preservatives, Antimicrobials, Antifungals, and Viral Sprays Saturate Factory Farmed Sources

Still Eat Conventional Meat or Poultry? Preservatives, Antimicrobials, Antifungals, and Viral Sprays Saturate Factory Farmed Sources













Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

70 percent of all beef and chicken sold in the United States, Canada, UK and Australia and many other countries contain a growing number of preservatives, meat glues, and antibacterial/antifungal/antiviral sprays. They also are commonly treated with carbon monoxide gas injections to make meat … More

May 21, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
7 Foods To Stop Consuming Today

7 Foods To Stop Consuming Today













Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

If just one quarter of developed nations would stop consuming the following seven foods, the incidence of obesity and preventable disease would drop more than 50 percent. These foods are toxic to the body, offer no nutritional value and create systemic inflammation making their … More

April 23, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
Analysis Finds 55% Ground Beef, 39% Chicken Contaminated with Superbugs

Analysis Finds 55% Ground Beef, 39% Chicken Contaminated with Superbugs













Elizabeth Renter, Natural Society
Waking Times

Would you still eat that turkey burger if you knew it contained antibiotic resistant bacteria? Maybe not. But if you eat turkey, there’s a good chance you are ingesting some of these potentially lethal “super bugs”. The same holds true for beef, chicken, and … More

April 20, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
4 Common Sense Reasons to Stop Eating Meat

4 Common Sense Reasons to Stop Eating Meat













Sarah Free, Contributor
Waking Times

Editor’s Note: As was pointed out by some of our thoughtful readers, this article would have been more aptly titled. “4 Common Sense Reasons to Stop Eating Mainstream Meat,” so as to be fair to traditional and humane farming practices. The author, nor this site, More

April 9, 2013 | By | 17 Replies More
Human Tissue Found in Meats – But Eating It Is “No Threat”

Human Tissue Found in Meats – But Eating It Is “No Threat”













Amanda Warren, Contributor
Waking Times

The horse meat fiasco in Europe has prodded scientists to look a bit deeper into what else we might be consuming. A team of South African scientists have just found traces of human tissue in meat meant for public consumption from 9 provinces. The issue … More

March 30, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
The Unsavory Truth of Rising Food Fraud and Contamination

The Unsavory Truth of Rising Food Fraud and Contamination













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

When you buy processed meat, whether from your local grocer or a restaurant, what are you really getting?

That’s a very valid question these days, as one meat-related scandal after another has been revealed. Most recently, at least 16 people in the US have been sickened … More

February 6, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Common Modern Foods Which Cause DNA Damage

Common Modern Foods Which Cause DNA Damage













Raluca Schachter, Guest Writer
Waking Times

How important is it what you put in your mouth, after all? How much man made, toxic lab food can one ingest before negative symptoms show up? How much more sickness does this society have to endure before we finally stay united and demand … More

January 23, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Decayed Meat Treated With Carbon Monoxide To Make It Look Fresh At The Grocery

Decayed Meat Treated With Carbon Monoxide To Make It Look Fresh At The Grocery













Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease
Waking Times 

Most meat eaters may be unaware that more than 70% of all beef and chicken in the United States, Canada and other countries is being treated with poisonous carbon monoxide gas. It can make seriously decayed meat look fresh for weeks. The meat … More

January 22, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
Massive Beef Recall Further Validates the Need for Small Farms and Local Agriculture

Massive Beef Recall Further Validates the Need for Small Farms and Local Agriculture













Dylan Charles, Editor
Waking Times

Last week, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency issued a massive recall of beef packaged for consumption in Canada and the United States over fears that ‘a combination of several ‘deficiencies” at the XL Foods plant in British Columbia may have created conditions favorable … More

October 2, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
On the Veg of Reason

On the Veg of Reason













Tania Melkonian
Waking Times

I take my responsibility as a writer very seriously.  If I deign to give advice, I do so with caution and qualification.  As may be obvious, one person’s tip is another’s tribulation.  If I give my opinion, it will be clearly interwoven with personal stories, humor … More

September 10, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
The Many Advantages of Vegetarianism

The Many Advantages of Vegetarianism













Veg Love
Waking Times 

You can indeed reap a lot of benefits by being a vegetarian and people have become more aware of the health benefits of being a vegetarian. Animal rights issues is only one of the reasons why people decide to go on a vegetarian diet. People … More

September 1, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Nutritional Considerations for Vegetarians and Vegans

Nutritional Considerations for Vegetarians and Vegans













Anna Hunt, Contributing Writer
Waking Times 

An abundance of research is being conducted to help answer the question: is meat safe for consumption? Many medical professionals are keen to understand how a person’s diet can help improve the health situation in North America, which seems to be ridden with epidemics … More

August 23, 2012 | By | 2 Replies More
Veganism and B12 Deficiency: One Danger of Avoiding Meat

Veganism and B12 Deficiency: One Danger of Avoiding Meat













Elizabeth Renter
Waking Times

When you tell a meat-eater that you are a vegetarian or vegan, the first response is usually something like, “How do you get enough protein?” This question is somewhat of a joke in the vegan community, as there are plenty of foods that can make up

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August 21, 2012 | By | Reply More

Must Watch Videos

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable

5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Public awareness of the risks and dangers of hydraulic gas-fracturing, or Fracking, is growing daily, but not nearly as fast as the practice itself is. Across the world, fracking is creating a massive new energy boom and investors are pouring money into energy companies … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More