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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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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 industry continues to allow this toxic

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 for an E.Coli outbreak. E.Coli is a

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 (one strives) and self-reflexive bias.

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 are beginning to care more about

Vegetarians and Vegans

Nutritional Considerations for Vegetarians and Vegans

Many claim that vegetarian and vegan diets, if comprised of a variety of fresh (and, if possible, organic) fruits, vegetables, legumes, grains and nuts, will provide the body with all of the essential nutrients.

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 a diet full of protein.

An Animal’s Perceived Intelligence Decides Whether or Not We’re Ok With Eating It

Marcia Malory Prevent Disease A recent study in the journal Appetite suggests that an animal’s perceived intelligence is the main factor in determining whether or not we will be disgusted by the thought of eating it. Remember when cans of tuna used to say they were dolphin friendly? Some wise guy would always say, “They’re not friendly to tuna,

Are Cows Still Being Forced to Cannibalize?

Elizabeth Renter Waking Times  It’s illegal to feed cows food containing beef products. That doesn’t only seem common sense, doing otherwise almost seems inherently evil. It’s not moral grounds on which the law was written, but in an effort to control the spread of “Mad Cow Disease”, also known as Bovine Spongiform Encepholopathy (BSE). Mad

Heavy Metals, Drug Contaminants Commonly Found in US Meat

Anthony Gucciardi Waking Times While the United States population has learned to deal with routine outbreaks of E. coli and other bacterial strains within the traditional US meat supply, many may be completely unaware that it is quite common for conventional meat products to contain even more concerning contaminants. Among these are heavy metals, drug residues, and

Living a Disease Free Life: Solutions to Daily Health Risks that Lead to Disease

Andre Evans Waking Times  The modern lifestyle is oftentimes a magnet for disease and major health conditions. Our diet along with many so-called “health” products, industrial materials, lack of exercise, stress, and other factors contribute to disease. While it may seem overwhelming, a few simple changes can help you live disease free. There are numerous sources of disease,

Factory Farms Produce 100 Times More Waste than U.S. Population

Mike Barrett Waking Times If you thought you were a major contributor to pollution, just wait until you hear this. Factory farms produce 100 times more waste than every single person in the United States combined. The amount of waste produced by these factories is in such mass quantities that it is virtually impossible to

Activism Shuts Down ‘Pink Slime’ Plants

Activism is not only effective, but it is viral. These recent food accomplishments show that the consumer does have control over the corporation — you just have to act upon it. Now it’s time to go after other toxic ingredients currently lurking in the food supply, and start to demand a more health-conscious and sustainable dietary environment. You have an effective voice — spread the word!

Activist Outrage Causes Major Supermarkets to Drop ‘Pink Slime’ Meat

These recent actions prove that when the public is informed about what they’re consuming they will demand healthier products. It should be noted that once this story broke into the mainstream, it took less than one month for the public outcry to reach enough critical mass to affect change. And it proved that even large conglomerates will quickly change their policies when enough people demand it.

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