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Did You Know These 10 Chemical Additives Are Commonly Found in Meat?

Did You Know These 10 Chemical Additives Are Commonly Found in Meat?

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times The factory farmed meat industry tells us that beef is a nutritional powerhouse with essential nutrients we need for energy. They tell us that meat is one of the best sources of iron and packed with vitamins. According to the authorities on meat, it’s also calorie-wise and part of […]

Vegetarianism – Is It Right For You?

Vegetarianism – Is It Right For You?

Raluca Schachter, Guest Waking Times Vegetarianism. What’s the real health impact? Fact is, vegetarianism is a serious matter. While many embrace it for reasons from poor digestion to animal love, many health practitioners – including myself – observe an increase of negative health effects caused by the diets of many vegetarian people. What is really happening? […]

How – and Why – to Boycott Factory Farmed Chicken

How – and Why – to Boycott Factory Farmed Chicken

Alexis Baden-Mayer, Organic Consumers Waking Times This article is for everyone who eats chicken. It’s not about whether eating chicken is moral or healthy. If based on your own ethical and nutritional requirements, you’ve already decided to eat chicken, please consider this advice: Only eat chicken that is organic and raised outdoors on pasture. If you […]

The Alarming Truth About Supermarket Meat

The Alarming Truth About Supermarket Meat

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times The meat you get at the supermarket bears little resemblance to the meat our ancestors ate. And this has profound health implications that most people don’t realize. The Meat Our Ancestors Ate Throughout most of human history, if you wanted meat for dinner, some of your tribesmen had to go […]

5 Dangerous Substances Big Ag Pumps Into Your Meat

5 Dangerous Substances Big Ag Pumps Into Your Meat

Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet Waking Times It is no secret that in the war against meat pathogens in commercial U.S. meat production, the pathogens are winning. The logical result of the tons of antibiotics Big Meat gives livestock (not because they are sick, but to fatten them up) is clear: antibiotics that no longer work against […]

They Want Us to Eat Meat

They Want Us to Eat Meat

Julian Wash, Contributor Waking Times Dear Humans, Today I wish to return to your awareness an aspect of the Human condition that is as fundamental as the air we breathe and the water we drink. It’s the basic necessity for food, and more specifically, our proclivity for eating meat. Not so long ago Humankind shared […]

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 do if their basic weekly […]

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 increasingly keen to do their bit and politically speaking […]

By January 17, 2014 4 Comments Read 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, Lamb, Venison, Beef. ‘Meat’ is muscle and […]

By December 2, 2013 5 Comments Read 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 offering our documentary American Meat to you […]

By November 26, 2013 0 Comments Read 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, Pfizer voluntarily pulled roxarsone. But, the arsenic scare […]

By November 1, 2013 3 Comments Read 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 think this stuff was manna from heaven, […]

By September 19, 2013 0 Comments Read 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 called roxarsone, which helps give […]

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 appear more fresh than it […]

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 consumption precursors to auto-immune and […]

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 pork, according to a recent analysis […]

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, have any interest in promoting […]

By April 9, 2013 17 Comments Read 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 was revealed to parliament, almost as […]

By March 30, 2013 4 Comments Read 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 from salmonella-tainted ground beef, and in the […]

By February 6, 2013 3 Comments Read 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 from our food system, through […]

By January 23, 2013 4 Comments Read More →