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10 Food Facts That May Surprise You

Karen Foster – From the color of foods to their fat content and nutritional value, there are facts about what we consume, their origin and manufacture which is not common knowledge and rarely promoted as truth. Here are 10 food facts that still surprise the majority.

The High Price of Cheap Factory Farmed Chicken

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Demand for food at cheaper prices has dramatically altered the entire food chain. Today, food production revolves around efficiency—the ability to produce more for less. This mindset has significant ramifications for both animal and human health, and the environment. Today, nearly 65 billion animals worldwide, including cows, chickens, and pigs, are

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

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

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

Chicken Exposé: A Chicken Is NOT Just a “Chicken”!

Raluca Schacter, Guide2Health Waking Times “When President Herbert Hoover envisioned a “chicken in every pot” it was because chicken was a luxury. Historically, chicken was the food of royalty. Peasants could not afford chickens whenever they wanted one. The common person could only eat chicken once in a while as part of some festive occasion.”

Goodbye, Factory Farm: ‘Food, Inc.’ Chicken Farmer Goes Rogue

The upgrades would have taken away all natural fresh air and sunlight to the chickens and increased stocking density, used three times the electric already being used, and drained more water from a well that couldn’t handle the increased flow. And once again our money was being spent on a company whim. We refused!