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25 Amazing and Weird Facts about How Food is Made - new report now downloadable from NaturalNews

Wednesday, January 11, 2012
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com (See all articles...)
Tags: amazing facts, food, special report

Amazing facts

(NaturalNews) The veil is lifted on the world of food processing and manufacturing in an eye-opening new report published by nutritional advocacy media group NaturalNews.com. They've just released a free, downloadable (PDF) report entitled, "25 Amazing (and Weird) Facts about How Food is Made and Where it Comes From." The report is freely downloadable at:


It reveals some very surprising facts about food processing and manufacturing, including:

• The chemical flame retardant chemical you'll find lurking in most citrus-flavored sodas.

• How factory-farmed egg-laying chickens are deliberately fed brightly-colored objects (such as yellow flower petals) to result in a more appealing color of their egg yolks.

• How a high-tech company reverse-engineered the human genome to develop chemically-targeted taste blockers and enhancers that are secretly added to snack foods.

• What hot dog casings are really made out of.

• Why high-fructose corn syrup, in addition to being linked to diabetes and obesity, is almost always extracted from genetically modified corn (GM corn).

• How Textured Vegetable Protein is often processed using a highly explosive chemical solvent.

• Why french fries create an internal cancer-causing chemical when they're fried in hot oil.

All these facts, plus over a dozen more, are documented in the new report: "25 Amazing (and Weird) Facts about How Food is Made and Where it Comes From."

This report is the latest in a series of educational documentaries and downloadable guides created by NaturalNews and Mike Adams, a consumer health advocate and industry whistleblower. His hugely popular "Food Investigations" video documentary on fake blueberries in breakfast cereals has received over two million views: www.FoodInvestigations.com

Adams is the executive director of the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (www.ConsumerWellness.com) and the editor of NaturalNews.com, one of the top 1,000 highest-trafficked websites in America and now read by nearly four million people each month.

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About the author:Mike Adams (aka the "Health Ranger") is a best selling author (#1 best selling science book on Amazon.com) and a globally recognized scientific researcher in clean foods. He serves as the founding editor of NaturalNews.com and the lab science director of an internationally accredited (ISO 17025) analytical laboratory known as CWC Labs. There, he was awarded a Certificate of Excellence for achieving extremely high accuracy in the analysis of toxic elements in unknown water samples using ICP-MS instrumentation. Adams is also highly proficient in running liquid chromatography, ion chromatography and mass spectrometry time-of-flight analytical instrumentation.

Adams is a person of color whose ancestors include Africans and Native American Indians. He's also of Native American heritage, which he credits as inspiring his "Health Ranger" passion for protecting life and nature against the destruction caused by chemicals, heavy metals and other forms of pollution.

Adams is the founder and publisher of the open source science journal Natural Science Journal, the author of numerous peer-reviewed science papers published by the journal, and the author of the world's first book that published ICP-MS heavy metals analysis results for foods, dietary supplements, pet food, spices and fast food. The book is entitled Food Forensics and is published by BenBella Books.

In his laboratory research, Adams has made numerous food safety breakthroughs such as revealing rice protein products imported from Asia to be contaminated with toxic heavy metals like lead, cadmium and tungsten. Adams was the first food science researcher to document high levels of tungsten in superfoods. He also discovered over 11 ppm lead in imported mangosteen powder, and led an industry-wide voluntary agreement to limit heavy metals in rice protein products.

In addition to his lab work, Adams is also the (non-paid) executive director of the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (CWC), an organization that redirects 100% of its donations receipts to grant programs that teach children and women how to grow their own food or vastly improve their nutrition. Through the non-profit CWC, Adams also launched Nutrition Rescue, a program that donates essential vitamins to people in need. Click here to see some of the CWC success stories.

With a background in science and software technology, Adams is the original founder of the email newsletter technology company known as Arial Software. Using his technical experience combined with his love for natural health, Adams developed and deployed the content management system currently driving NaturalNews.com. He also engineered the high-level statistical algorithms that power SCIENCE.naturalnews.com, a massive research resource featuring over 10 million scientific studies.

Adams is well known for his incredibly popular consumer activism video blowing the lid on fake blueberries used throughout the food supply. He has also exposed "strange fibers" found in Chicken McNuggets, fake academic credentials of so-called health "gurus," dangerous "detox" products imported as battery acid and sold for oral consumption, fake acai berry scams, the California raw milk raids, the vaccine research fraud revealed by industry whistleblowers and many other topics.

Adams has also helped defend the rights of home gardeners and protect the medical freedom rights of parents. Adams is widely recognized to have made a remarkable global impact on issues like GMOs, vaccines, nutrition therapies, human consciousness.

In addition to his activism, Adams is an accomplished musician who has released over a dozen popular songs covering a variety of activism topics.

Click here to read a more detailed bio on Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, at HealthRanger.com.

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