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Raw Milk Versus Pasteurized—Which Is Safer?

Dr. Mercola Waking Times The United States lags far behind many other nations when it comes to food safety and nutritional recommendations, and this is perhaps particularly true when it comes to raw milk. The fact is, large dairy farmers operating under the factory farm model simply cannot produce raw milk safe for human consumption.

Chickens from US to be Shipped to China for Processing… Then Back to US for Consumption

John Deike, EcoWatch Waking Times Scores of Americans are in an uproar since Food Safety News revealed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon allow U.S. chickens to be sent to China for processing before being shipped back to the states for human consumption. Bureau of Labor Statistics data estimates that American poultry processors are paid roughly $11

USDA ‘Organic-Washing’: Another Way To Mislead The U.S. Consumer?

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times USDA organic certification affords the U.S. consumer one of the only food quality protections available today, but does it really guarantee a product is chemical free? What’s a consumer to do today? Between cause- and patently false-marketing, looking beneath the surface appearances of product packaging and advertising becomes a necessity,

Why You Can No Longer Trust The USDA Organic Label

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times “USDA Organic” is simply a marketing term those who take government ethics at face value. The goal has always been to increase agricultural sales, not promote organic farming. The public seems to confide in this label through sheer ignorance. The National Organic Program (NOP) which governs the “USDA Organic”

Is There Any Safe Level of Sugar?

Waking Times As the American public continues to consume increasing levels of sugars, a study published just recently in Nature Communications shows that the accepted safe sugar levels for humans might not be so clear cut as previously thought. Wayne Potts is an evolutionary biologist working in Salt Lake City at the University of Utah and says,

Monsanto Planting New GM Soybeans in 20 Locations Despite Recent Activism

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Waking Times The imperative nature of marching this Saturday, May 25th, in the March Against Monsanto couldn’t ever be more stressed than now, with recent news that Monsanto keeps forging ahead with its repugnant plans to poison us all by planting more altered seeds – yet again. Monsanto and other mega- pharmaceutical companies, with

High Levels of Lead Detected in Imported Rice

April McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times The biotech industry is pushing the envelope further on the need for genetically modified rice by highlighting recent evidence that rice imported from certain countries contains high levels of lead that could pose health risks, particularly for infants and children, who are especially sensitive to lead’s effects. Tufts University

New Study Shows Deception of Whole Grain Food Labels

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Barley, spelt, millet, and quinoa are just a few examples of healthier whole grains. However, the food industry is inconsistently classifying foods as “whole grain” and, in many cases, misleading consumers according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. One of the most widely

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You Are What You Eat

As with many problems that face the world today, the best way to begin fixing this is to stop pointing fingers and to take a look in the mirror.

The Folly of Big Agriculture: Why Nature Always Wins

But if we could speed up time a little and become a lot more perceptive, we would see that nature’s big idea is to try out life wherever and however it can be tried, which means everywhere and anyhow. The result — over time and at this instant — is diversity, complexity, particularity, and inventiveness to an extent our minds are almost unfitted to conceive.

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