Meat news, articles and information:
|11/24/2016 - It's an age-old question that goes something along the lines of: does avoiding meat really help a person to live a longer, happier, healthier life? A biology lecturer from Aston University in Birmingham, U.K., seems to think that the answer to this question is yes, though he admits that the science...|
|11/15/2016 - The National Football League (NFL) and the NFL Players Association recently sent a letter warning NFL players that consuming meat while traveling in Mexico or China could cause them to test positive for performance enhancing drugs.
The drug in question, clenbuterol, is banned for use in the United...|
|10/31/2016 - For a growing number of people, it is no longer possible to eat any red meat because they have developed an allergy to it after being bitten by a tick.
And now, the UK's Daily Mail reports, experts are noting that not only can the condition turn deadly, but it is becoming more common in regions that...|
|10/24/2016 - As you may know, the Tyson Food company has long been accused of producing chicken meat that is tainted with growth hormones and antibiotics, not to mention their practice of operating their poultry plants like slave labor camps. But now it seems the company may have finally done something worthwhile...|
|10/20/2016 - If you've been thinking "outside the bun" lately, you may also want to be eating "outside the taco shell," because what's lurking inside that "crunchwrap supreme" and the "volcano taco" is only about 35 percent actual meat, and the rest is well ... grade F "stuff."
In order to counter rumors that...|
|10/4/2016 - Sugar and red meat are two food products that have had a stranglehold on the processed food industry. They are both very enjoyable (to the majority of the people, save the vegans and diabetics), and to some extent, addictive.
Both have been subject to studies that exposed their respective underbellies:...|
|9/24/2016 - An Arkansas-based company has recalled more than 650,000 pounds of meat and poultry products after US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) inspectors discovered rodents in the meat storage area and signs of fecal contamination in the meat.
All the retail stores...|
|9/16/2016 - On July 5, 1996, scientists at an Edinburgh laboratory in Scotland announced the birth of the world's first cloned mammal. Dolly the sheep instantly made headline news, opening up a new frontier in genetic research. Replicating mammalian life in this way opened up new business avenues for the mass production...|
|8/20/2016 - Charles R. Attwood is a well-respected vegetarian doctor who at one point owned and operated one of the most lucrative pediatric clinics in the United States. His practice was so successful that he began writing about the achievements in articles published in the Medical Economics Magazine.
|8/1/2016 - When Hormel, the food company famous for its processed meat products like Spam, bought America's biggest natural and organic meat company, Applegate Farms, many health-conscious consumers were worried about the future direction of the brand. It turns out those worries were unfounded, however, as the...|
|6/29/2016 - Do you know what "meat glue" is, and whether or not you're eating it? That's what natural food activist group, the Alliance for Natural Health-USA (ANH-USA), is asking in a recent "action alert" sent to its members.
In answer to the second part of that question, yes, it is very likely that the so-called...|
|5/29/2016 - Start talking about protein with just about anybody at work or some gathering, and they say the word "meat' in the next sentence, guaranteed. Most people who are not already vegetarians or vegans have NO CLUE how a plant-based diet could possibly meet human nutritional needs and offer the complete "profile"...|
|5/17/2016 - According to a recent report by CBS New York, NFL player Duane Brown managed to have a suspension overturned by proving that he had eaten contaminated meat while in Mexico. Brown still had his receipts from various eateries in the country, and these were provided as evidence of why the player tested...|
|5/13/2016 - High-fat, high-protein, low-carb diets are currently in vogue with millions of Americans who are making the switch from "cheap" calories in an attempt to shed the pounds and increase their quality of life. Is it all just another trendy weight-loss fad, or is there merit in avoiding carbs from the perspective...|
|5/11/2016 - Avoiding chemical-loaded processed meats can be one of the most important dietary staples in terms of maintaining long-term good health. Most commercially processed meats, including beef, chicken, pork and turkey, contain countless adulterations, making regular consumption extremely risky for your health.
|5/7/2016 - The latest research on health problems caused by processed meats indicates that they are responsible for dramatic increases in cancer rates among men and women who consume larger quantities.
Last year, the World Health Organization issued new guidelines that warned about the dangers of processed...|
|5/6/2016 - It's official: The global warming-climate change loonies have officially taken over the asylum, at least in Denmark, where a 'respected' panel just made one of the most incredibly short-sighted and dumb recommendations to the national government.
As reported by the UK's Independent, the government...|
|4/23/2016 - A coalition of powerful investment firms who manage a combined $1 trillion in assets has sent letters to top restaurant chains in the U.S. and U.K. urging them to stop using antibiotics in their poultry and meat.
As reported by Healthline:
"The Farm Animal Investment Risk & Return (FAIRR), an...|
|4/16/2016 - The World Health Organization (WHO) recently revealed that the number of adults living with diabetes has nearly quadrupled since 1980. A whopping 422 million people are now believed to be living with the deadly disease, compared to just 108 million in 1980.
During that same time, the global prevalence...|
|4/5/2016 - A preservative chemical that's routinely added to hot dogs, beef jerky, bacon and breakfast sausage is now being deployed by government researchers as a fatal bait to poison wild hogs to death. Development of the deadly hog poison is being pursued by none other than the U.S. Department of Agriculture,...|
|3/23/2016 - Last summer (2013) in London, a couple of European food critics sampled the first lab-made meat hamburgers, testing for taste and texture. The reviews were mixed with some compliments, but without the complete taste satisfaction that one normally gets from cooked animal flesh. The burgers were from...|
|3/18/2016 - A new era of fake, toxic meats is upon us. While tofu, seitan and veggie burgers have been around for ages to satisfy the growing vegetarian and vegan community, in the last few years the food industry has been on a mission to win the hearts of the health-conscious carnivore, too.
According to the...|
|2/15/2016 - Would you eat meat that was 'grown' in a lab?
Several biotech firms seems to think so, and are investing in technology that should make lab-grown meat available for consumers in the very near future. One of these firms has just announced that they will be offering lab-grown beef and pork within a...|
|1/6/2016 - They're added to nearly every processed meat product sold in the U.S. today – nitrites and other synthetic curing chemicals that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) says are safe to use for keeping meat products from spoiling too quickly. But an investigation by researchers from the University...|
|1/5/2016 - When "progressives" speak about unsustainable food production, they often go after meat products as being among the worst foods for the health of our planet. But did you know that the amount of water required to grow a single serving of almonds using conventional methods closely rivals that of a hamburger...|
|12/23/2015 - A lot of people are under the mistaken impression that not eating meat is good for the environment. That's not necessarily the case, according to a new study conducted by a team of researchers at Carnegie Mellon University.
The conclusions contained in the report, which was published in the journal...|
|11/11/2015 - Don't expect the truth to come pouring out of the mouths of official sources. Many honest truths are kept hush-hush and swept under the rug to protect the appearance of an organization. It is considered a shame for a whistleblower to tell the truth about any industry, especially when the truth could...|
|11/11/2015 - Do you think you can trust that ingredients label on your hot dogs or other foods? A recent test by Clear Food, which uses DNA analysis to independently evaluate the actual content of foods, indicates that labels can be deceiving. The study found that nearly 15 percent of all hot dogs tested, whether...|
|11/5/2015 - At a time when society is truly waking up to the harms of artificial foods and iffy food manufacturing techniques and embracing a healthier lifestyle as a result, the biotech industry has its eye on creating artificial meat. It sounds backwards, but it's true: the industry is developing pseudo foods,...|
|11/3/2015 - By now, most people are aware of the fact that the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a division of the World Health Organization (WHO), announced that processed meats are classified as "carcinogenic to humans." The news puts the likes of deli meats, hot dogs, salami, bacon and basically...|
|10/30/2015 - Not too long ago, the World Health Organization (WHO) recently came forward and announced that glyphosate, Monsanto's main herbicide ingredient, is "probably carcinogenic to humans." After constant debate between the greedy agrochemical giant who maintained (and still does) that the ingredient is safe...|
|10/27/2015 - Natural News readers knew a decade ago what the mainstream media is finally reporting only this week. Processed meat causes cancer, we're now being told. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified processed meat as being just as dangerous to your health as tobacco smoke. See the...|
|10/26/2015 - I've got an incredible lineup this week on the Health Ranger Report show on TalkNetwork.com. It airs at 11am Pacific / 2pm Eastern, along with 27 other hosts who have their own shows. See the full show schedule on TalkNetwork.com.
MONDAY: McDonald's in collapse as people turn away from genetically...|
|10/18/2015 - Supporters are touting it as a victory against hunger, but in reality it is just another "frankenfood" product that lacks the natural wholesomeness we all need for a healthy diet.
Israeli scientists are attempting to grow chicken in a laboratory, a follow-up to a procedure scientists discovered two...|
|10/7/2015 7:00:39 PM - This news is the type that could make ordinary readers cynical. In this story, there are no good guys, only bad ones — sellouts with compromised integrity, more specifically.
On the one hand, you have agricultural giants that prefer to pursue profits at the expense of human health and sustainability....|
|9/14/2015 - The conditions at today's largest and most efficient farm animal feedlots is horrifying. Cattle are herded into muddy, tight spaces where they are routinely force-fed antibiotics. The antibiotics are not for treating diseases; they are used to fatten the animals up to make them more profitable.
|8/2/2015 - A couple from Arizona was shocked recently when they found that fresh salmon they had just purchased from a local grocery store was infested with slimy worms - a preview what will likely become more common in the years ahead as Congress votes to remove country-of-origin labeling on meat, poultry and...|
|7/16/2015 - MRSA, or methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, has been a concerning health topic, and for good reason. The superbug is a drug-resistant strain of Staph that infects hundreds of thousands of Americans annually, ultimately killing several thousand of them -- and that's not even taking into consideration...|
|5/31/2015 - In America, government by secrecy seems to be the new normal as lawmakers and presidents operate in the shadows to negotiate secret trade deals while passing legislation aimed at reducing transparency.
As noted by the Washington Post and the Liberty Blitzkrieg web site, the House Agriculture Committee...|
|2/19/2015 - Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) might be the most efficient and profitable ways to raise meat from an economic standpoint, but these methods drain the life, energy and health out of animals. The harsh conditions these animals suffer through don't end in the pen, the mud and the slop....|
|1/21/2015 - The inherent dangers of nuclear radiation are once again on display after officials in Scotland found contaminated fish some 80 miles away from the closest nuclear plant. Scotland's Daily Record paper reports that nuclear waste released from a Cumbrian reprocessing site made its way into fish swimming...|
|12/1/2014 - Whenever you are asked that question and begin to have any doubts, it's time to take a closer look at protein profiles from raw vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds and eggs as compared to common meats like hamburger, chicken, steak, lamb, turkey, pork, fish and shrimp.
Start with kale, spinach, Brussels...|
|10/30/2014 - A white powder that glues together small scrap pieces of beef, lamb, chicken and fish is sold by the kilo and is considered to be the meat industry's "dirty little secret." This is not breaking news, as the industry has been at it for quite some time, but just how many people need to know if they're...|
|10/28/2014 - (Satire) To my great surprise, I received a hand-delivered message from a representative of the Ebola species today with an urgent request to share this with the world. Ebola apparently wishes to express its gratitude for recent events.
What follows is an authentic letter from ambassador E. Bola,...|
|10/5/2014 - There are some "vegetarians" out there who still eat chicken. They actually think that, because it's not red meat, it's not meat. Then there are the hundreds of millions who think that white meat is less detrimental to one's health than red meat, and that's just because the mass media has done about...|
|9/6/2014 - For centuries, cows and chickens were raised outdoors on pasture, enjoying sunshine, clean air and their natural diet of grass and insects. These animals were healthy, enjoying the outdoors. Humans who ate their meat benefited from a nutrient-dense food high in healthy fats, proteins and vitamins.
|9/4/2014 - It seems that there is a decline in meat eaters throughout the nation, at least red meat consumers. But it's not out of compassion for animals or for nurturing their own health by keeping out secondhand antibiotics, hormones injected into cattle, or factory farm meat from GMO mush feed cattle with their...|
|8/25/2014 - Organ meats were a staple part of our ancestors diets and provided a tremendous nutritional benefit to groups of people who had limited access to other nutrient dense foods. Our current society has no emphasis on organ meats and they are mostly avoided. Consuming organ meats on a regular basis can provide...|
|8/22/2014 - On Wednesday, August 8, Applegate Natural and Organic Meats voluntarily issued a recall for "Applegate Naturals Chicken Nuggets" with the "Best Before" date of February 5, 2015, according to a report by United Press International.
More than 15,000 pounds were yanked from shelves due to small pieces...|
|8/9/2014 - Tyson Foods Inc., the Springdale, Arkansas-based meat processor, announced plans to shut down three factories, in Iowa, New York and New Mexico, eliminating jobs for nearly one thousand people.
All three of the factories produce processed meats like hot dogs, sausage and bacon, and are the largest...|
|7/31/2014 - Iowa-based Black Earth Meats (a USDA-certified organic meat company) was recently shut down by an impatient and uncompromising village board. Just as the company was about to expand, the Black Earth Village Board members threatened litigation and shut them down. Black Earth Meats was doing everything...|
|7/30/2014 - A U.S.-based supplier of meat and other protein products for McDonald's and KFC restaurants throughout China is under fire after an undercover investigation found that meat dropped on the floor or past its expiration date was being served to customers. And while McDonald's Corp. and Yum! Brands Inc.,...|
|7/28/2014 - Fruits and vegetables often take the spotlight when it comes to nutrition and health, with meat products typically being relegated to the unhealthy category. But meat from pasture-raised animals, and particularly organ meat derived from animals fed a diet of grass, water and sunshine, is one of the...|
|7/25/2014 - Concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) have sprung up in recent years, confining cattle in as little space as possible, with no room for the animals to roam, with no grass for them to feed on. Genetically modified feed is trough-fed to the animals as they fight for space and trounce in their...|
|7/19/2014 - Heart failure incidence is escalating at an alarming rate and now affects more than six million men and women in the US, a number that is expected to double over the next ten years. It is a problem caused by years of elevated blood pressure levels that put excess strain on the heart, often enlarging...|
|7/11/2014 - There are some studies that point to red meat, especially processed red meats, as conducive to heart failure and/or cancer. Recently, perhaps the largest study focusing on processed meats strongly indicates a strong association to heart failure with even moderate consumption of meats processed by salting,...|
|7/4/2014 - You've heard it before, "eat less red meat" if you want to be healthier, and more white meat, but could it all just be a trick to keep you eating something that your body doesn't want, need or even have the "desire" to break down? What is it that your organs are really after anyway? Isn't it just the...|
|6/28/2014 - In case you missed it, Walmart made global headlines earlier this year after meat sold in its Chinese market tested positive for the DNA of other animals. Meat labeled as "Five Spice" donkey meat apparently contained fox meat as well, sparking a massive investigation into the supply chain from which...|
|6/13/2014 - It seems that we are heading toward an environmental crisis. Global temperatures are rising; ice caps are melting, and much of our green land is turning to desert. Resources such as water and fossil fuels are becoming scarce, whilst the demand for them increases due to growing populations and widespread...|
|6/11/2014 - These five tips are helpful whether you are a vegetarian who wants to do outdoor cooking occasionally or you're an occasional meat eater or Paleo advocate. Some of these tips are applicable no matter what your diet choices are.
(1) Choosing coals: If you're using a grill powered by gas (butane),...|
|5/25/2014 - Are you a milk drinker? Are you a vegan or vegetarian? You may also be eating meat and not know it. Have you seen the ingredient "acid casein" as an enrichment? What about amylase -- have you seen that ingredient? Some people don't even read the ingredients of their foods, drinks and personal care products....|
|5/24/2014 - One in three people carries a genetic variant that makes them especially sensitive to increased colorectal cancer risk from processed meat consumption, according to a study conducted by researchers from 27 different institutions and published in the journal PLOS Genetics on April 17.
|4/21/2014 - While word continues to spread about the carcinogenic effects of eating grilled meat, a new study published in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry may have come up with a simple solution. Researchers from southern Europe found that simply marinating meat...|
|4/16/2014 - Salami is people, at least if it's made by a new startup company calling itself "Bite Labs," whose CEO admittedly wants to convert more people into accepting as normal the idea of lab-grown meat. As explained on the company's website, consumers may soon be able to purchase meat products like salami...|
|4/16/2014 - Vegans take note: A blockbuster new study from Austria which is sure to send shock waves and generate massive denials among vegetarians has concluded that people who eat only vegetables are less healthy in key health categories and have a poorer quality of life than people who include some meat in their...|
|4/11/2014 - Recipes for raw dairy, fish and meat exist in almost every country. Their power to heal are well known in endemic cultures. Weston Price discovered that isolated groups thrived for centuries eating their local nutrient dense diets, included raw foods. Pottenger proved conclusively the power of raw food...|
|3/29/2014 - Modern "food" science, processed food and the chemical medicine industry all thrive on one theory: If something doesn't make you sick or kill you within 24 hours, then it's "safe."
This is simply not true. If you eat some fast food and get deathly sick 48 hours later, from food poisoning, E. coli,...|
|3/21/2014 - "Which bread would you like sir/ma'am, our signature pesticide-toasted whole wheat or our extra-gluten IBS bread with high-fructose corn syrup swirls? Did you want extra rennet (calf stomach) with your cheese spread? How about the animal, did you choose which hormone-infected animal you wanted from...|
|3/20/2014 - The distinctive red color of hot dogs, bacon and some sausages may appear to be the healthy flush of just-slaughtered meat, but of course any processed meat being sold in a store was slaughtered long, long ago.
That pink color actually comes from additives called nitrites and nitrates, which are...|
|3/12/2014 - Do women get breast cancer more often when their hormones are thrown out of whack? You bet. Are those cases more severe than others? The jury is still out on that one. What about thyroid tumors and ovarian cancer - can those come from eating meat and drinking dairy from cows that are given hormones...|
|3/11/2014 - Westernized society has traditionally focused on the lean, muscular portions of meat and low-fat dairy and poultry. Traditional cultures always favored the fatty regions, the organ meats and the bones as sources of valuable nutrition. Could one develop health problems from an imbalance of lean meat...|
|1/27/2014 - Unless you are seeking out meat that is certified organic, certified antibiotic- and hormone-free or raised by a local farmer you know and trust, chances are very good that you are eating plenty of pharmaceutical drugs with your cheeseburger.
The FDA has approved a long list of dozens and dozens...|
|1/12/2014 - New research from Oregon State University (OSU) has discovered entirely new mutagenic compounds derived from carcinogenic parent compounds. These newly discovered compounds can be found billowing from vehicle exhaust - which is pumped into the air we breathe. The study also shows that these compounds...|
|1/10/2014 - As if anyone even needs yet another reason to be wary of the food coming out of China, Reuters is reporting that Wal-Mart customers there are outraged to learn that their donkey meat was recently found to contain "the DNA of other animals," including fox.
Wal-Mart issued an apology and has announced...|
|1/2/2014 - While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) continues to waste millions of taxpayer dollars every year persecuting raw milk farmers who produce a living and highly-nutritious whole food, the factory farm industry is busy getting away with stocking grocery store shelves with a potentially-deadly...|
|12/26/2013 - Stats prove that consumers are becoming more concerned about the quality of their meat. In the organic food industry, meat, fish and poultry are the fastest growing sector. Sales for organic meat were up 13% from 2010. On a global scale, organic food sales have increased more than 5 billion per year,...|
|11/13/2013 - The USDA has announced its intention to allow China-grown chicken meat to be imported into the USA. "The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has announced that China is eligible to export processed, cooked chicken to the United States," says an official announcement...|
|10/24/2013 - You are what you eat and so is your offspring, suggests a telling new study on fertility out of Harvard University. Researchers there determined recently that men who regularly eat heavy portions of processed meat products such as chemical-laden bacon could be destroying the quantity and integrity of...|
|10/9/2013 - While the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) endlessly stonewalls in establishing enforceable guidelines for the appropriate use of antibiotics in livestock, the conventional meat industry continues to shove about 30 million pounds of these drugs annually down the throats of animals. And recent...|
|10/4/2013 - People prefer organic foods for varying reasons, such as quality and price, and because they are known to be healthy. In the United States, organic foods are cultivated and gathered without using artificial fertilizers, synthetic pesticides, antibiotics, growth hormones and genetically modified organisms...|
|9/20/2013 - Shady efforts by the meat industry to sidestep having to inform consumers about where its cattle are born, raised and slaughtered have ultimately failed, as a U.S. District Court recently struck down lunatic claims that the new requirements somehow violate free speech. In her 76-page ruling, Judge Ketanji...|
|9/19/2013 - It seems as though the corporate food industry is engaging in yet another sleight of hand concerning the use of harmful growth additives in factory poultry. A new study published in the journal Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) reveals that, despite the voluntarily withdrawal by Pfizer of its...|
|9/12/2013 - Following the release of a groundbreaking U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) report back in 2011 indicting roxarsone, the infamous Pfizer-produced arsenical drug, as a high-level contaminant in conventional chicken meat, the drug's manufacturer voluntarily agreed to pull it off the market, leading...|
|9/6/2013 - What do they put in charcoals that fire and fumes carry onto your food? What happens to the carcinogenic "factor" of meat that's cooked black? What chemicals are in a commercial cigarette, and how could it be that eating blackened meat off a grill could equate to smoking over 500 cigarettes? This is...|
|9/3/2013 - Research continues to show that a diet high in meat and fat can dramatically increase a woman's risk of developing ovarian cancer, the top killer among gynecologic cancers.
Although ovarian cancer is relatively rare - in the United States, women have less than a 2.5 percent lifetime risk of developing...|
|9/1/2013 - It isn't often that people are willing to take dietary advice from someone whose field of specialty isn't found in the health sciences. However, recently, some scientists have been growing more vocal about dietary recommendation that have less to do with personal health, and more to do with the planet's...|
|8/19/2013 - A scientific finding that red meat consumption increases the risk of cardiovascular disease and a heart attack early in life would not normally qualify as breaking news. Researchers have theorized for more than two decades that eating red meat leads to heart disease due to the high concentration of...|
|8/16/2013 - Though clearly a move to protect its own profits rather than safeguard public health, industrial meat processor Tyson Foods Inc. nonetheless announced recently that it will no longer accept for processing cattle that have been treated with the growth-accelerating drug, Zilmax. According to reports,...|
|8/6/2013 - Genetically modified foods are being rejected by countries all over the world now due to growing knowledge of GMO's pervasive, diseased properties, but the fight against GMOs may only be the beginning.
Because full blown, laboratory-designed Petri dish meats are now being manufactured as...|
|8/6/2013 - The era of robotic, factory-produced test tube hamburger meat is nearly here. Yesterday, the first stem-cell-grown hamburger "meat patty" was grilled up and consumed by taste testers who declared it edible. The burger cost $332,000 to "grow" in test tubes, a project spearheaded by vascular biologist...|
|8/1/2013 - Synthetic hamburgers are the latest processed food atrocity to emerge from the serpentine laboratory dungeons of modern science, according to a new report by FoodNavigator.com. Food scientists from Maastricht University in the Netherlands will very soon be unveiling a laboratory-grown hamburger made...|
|7/20/2013 - New research has shown that a substance which can be found in red meat and as an ingredient in energy drinks triggers atherosclerosis or the hardening and clogging of arterial blood vessels.
The researchThe scientists behind the research claim that the bacteria found in the digestive tract change...|
|7/11/2013 - Healthy shoppers in Northern California are getting the first taste of certified biotech-free meat and egg products at the grocery store, thanks to the valiant efforts of the Non-GMO Project in successfully convincing the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to allow certified non-GMO labels to be...|
|7/9/2013 - There may be a convenient way to satiate your hunger while on the go, but fast food hamburgers appear to offer little in the way of actual meat content, according to a recent study published in the journal Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. Researchers from the Laurel School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, found...|
|7/9/2013 - A plethora of scientific research has been published in recent years condemning grilled, fried, and other aggressively-cooked meats as harmful to health -- and for good reason, as overcooking meat has, indeed, been shown to degrade its nutritional profile, and in some cases even make it carcinogenic....|
|6/29/2013 - The next burger you bite into might be a horsemeat burger, thanks to the U.S. government approving horse slaughterhouses to produce meat for human consumption. Valley Meat Co in Roswell, New Mexico, is being green-lighted by the USDA, which will routinely send inspectors to make sure it is slaughtering...|
|6/24/2013 - Diabetes is a metabolic disease characterized by high levels of glucose in the blood caused by a resistance to the effects of insulin to usher sugar into cells and muscles to be used as fuel. As such, diabetes is commonly believed to be caused by excess consumption of sugary foods and processed, fast-releasing...|
|6/12/2013 - A new study conducted by Dr. Michael Orlich of Loma Linda University in California is shedding more positive light on the benefits of switching to a vegetarian diet.
A truly vegetarian diet is one that avoids all products that come from animals, even eggs and milk. A vegetarian diet consists primarily...|
|6/12/2013 - There appears to be no limit to how far the processed food industry will go to maximize its profits, even if it means reprocessing animal meat waste and adding it to completely unrelated foods like ice cream. This is the latest endeavor by industrial food researchers in Italy, Belgium, and elsewhere,...|
|6/8/2013 - It is common knowledge that cold cuts and hot dogs contain less-than-desirable food additives (e.g., nitrites), but what about "fresh" cuts of meat at your local butcher or supermarket? Shoppers may logically assume that fresh cuts of meat contain just meat; but store-bought chickens, steaks and chops...|
|5/30/2013 - Scientists from the Netherlands have apparently come up with a new method to produce meat that almost completely does away with the animals. By combining animal stem cells with fetal serum and other materials in their laboratory, Dr. Mark Post and his colleagues from Maastricht University were able...|
|5/21/2013 - The anti-meat segment of the mainstream scientific community has come out with yet another new study condemning meat as damaging to human health, this time claiming that an all-natural, amino acid-producing substance naturally found in red meat causes heart damage. Demonstrating a complete lack of scientific...|
|5/12/2013 - There is a very real public health crisis looming on the horizon, and its origins stem from the common food industry practice of force-feeding antibiotic drugs to cattle in order to bulk them up and rush their meat to market as quickly as possible. And a major consumer advocacy group is calling on the...|
|5/7/2013 - Apparently, modifying fruits, vegetables, and grains isn't enough. Now scientists are taking the future of genetically modified food to the next level: They've successfully created lab-grown meat. It's been over a year now since Dr. Mark Post invited media into his laboratory at Maastricht University,...|
|5/3/2013 - When it comes to lying, cheating, deceiving and scamming people about their food, no country is more accomplished than China, home of the melamine infant formula scandal and foods contaminated with high levels of heavy metals.
Now a new scandal adds one more milestone to the list: Chinese authorities...|
|4/25/2013 - An earlier NaturalNews article by this author featured mainstream media's (MSM) reports of the red meat study with a similar title to this article. It drew some strong disagreement from commenting readers.
Since then, more information from reliable alternative media and medical sources has been discovered...|
|4/16/2013 - A recent highly publicized by mainstream media study supposedly confirms the suspicions of red meat and heart health. But it's not saturated fats they point to as the villain, it's a compound in red meat known as carnitine.
Studies with mice showed that gut bacteria breaks down carnitine. As the...|
|4/6/2013 - If you thought the possibility of horse meat in your fast food hamburger was bad, then you will be utterly horrified at what was recently discovered as part of an in-depth BBC investigation into fast food. As reported by the U.K.'s Mirror recently, samples of "lamb" meat taken from several Indian, Asian,...|
|4/5/2013 - After intense lobbying by Kraft Foods Global Inc. and Kemin Food Technologies, the Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), a division of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA), has agreed to reverse existing regulations that prohibit the use of three toxic meat preservatives.
According to Courthouse...|
|3/27/2013 - A growing number of studies are implicating high dietary intake of meat and omega-6 fatty acids as a significant risk factor in the development of inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease, while also suggesting that higher vitamin D levels may lower the risk.
|3/18/2013 - More evidence has emerged pointing to processed, chemical-laden meat products as a significant contributing factor to early mortality. A recent study published in the journal BMC Medicine reveals that even moderate consumption of certain processed meat products could increase the risk of death by about...|
|3/12/2013 - A number of past studies have pointed to a negative association between eating processed meats and significantly increased risk of developing cancer or heart disease and a shortened lifespan as well. Unfortunately, these research works have not been large enough to provide sufficient data to distinguish...|
|3/11/2013 - A new study just published in Biomed Central's journal, BMC Medicine, has found a strong association between eating processed meat and developing heart disease and cancer. While other studies have found health risks from processed meats before, the new research is remarkable because it involved a huge...|
|3/6/2013 - Immediately after discovering that their ground beef might have been contaminated with horse meat, Irish and British consumers were far more concerned about the honesty of food labeling than about potential health consequences, according a consumer study conducted by the EU-funded project FoodRisC.
|2/27/2013 - On December 7, 2012, in a move that will jeopardize more than $500 million a year in exports of U.S. beef and pork to Russia, all American meat supplies to Russia have been banned. Russia claims that the reason for the ban was the presence of the drug ractopamine in meats imported from the U.S. Whereas,...|
|2/27/2013 - The unfolding horse meat outrage currently engulfing Europe has taken on a new, bizarre twist, according to investigators. Key figures involved in the unfolding scandal have been linked to a similar secretive network of companies that have ties to convicted Russian arms trafficker Viktor Bout.
|2/25/2013 - Salmonella poisoning affects thousands of individuals each year. The good news is that it can be prevented. It is only a matter of proper hygiene and the practice of food safety in the kitchen. Here is a list of ways to prevent it:
Wash hands frequently Dirty hands can bring about cross contamination....|
|2/24/2013 - Unless you eat organic foods and prepare them at home, you've probably purchased packaged, processed meats at some time. Non-organic versions contain added preservatives, chemicals and GMOs; and, many harbor bacterial toxins that harm the body. Even their organic counterparts may be similarly contaminated...|
|2/22/2013 2:04:56 PM - Merck scientists have introduced an FDA approved drug to the meat industry - Zilmax. This drug bulks up cattle in the last few weeks of their lives, bringing in more revenue for feedlot owners. Four major meat companies now use Zilmax, including Tyson Foods, JBS SA, Cargill, and National Beef Packing...|
|2/21/2013 - A shocking food ingredient scandal that was first brought to light in Ireland back in January is reportedly now spreading across Europe, as major food suppliers continue to be exposed for selling food products tainted with horse meat. Aldi, Tesco, and numerous other major food retailers throughout the...|
|2/8/2013 - Chicken is the food most likely to kill you, while salad greens are the food most likely to make you sick, according to a new study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Fortunately, the Home Food Safety program has responded to this study by issuing guidelines on good...|
|2/3/2013 - If you've been eating at Burger King recently, you've been snarfing down ground-up alien flesh. That's the result of a new DNA test that Burger King ordered after its recent horse meat scare in which one of its food processors admitted using horse flesh alongside beef.
What Burger King didn't expect...|
|12/22/2012 - Well, it's that time of year again when McDonald's rolls out its venerable McRib sandwich. Tens of millions of Americans will purchase one - or, judging by the nation's ever-widening belt line, several - but most will do so without knowing all they should know about this popular sandwich.
|10/27/2012 - Red meats have long been associated with an increased risk of cancer- specifically colorectal, breast and prostate cancer. There has been little conclusive evidence definitively indicating red meats play a role in endometrial cancer (a.k.a. cancer of the uterus). There is no known cause of this disease....|
|10/15/2012 9:40:33 PM - Not all of us have the same genetic composition or body type. But even so, most of us do well as vegetarians. Not everyone does well with grains, and some of us need or want dairy while others need or want some meat.
Ayurvedic practitioners are usually experts at determining what foods you should...|
|10/13/2012 - A prehistoric human skull recently unearthed from a gorge in eastern Africa provides new evidence that meat has actually been a vital part of the human diet for far longer than some scientists believe. According to research out of The Complutense University in Madrid, Spain, the skull fragment exhibits...|
|9/28/2012 - Over consumption of any particular food group does not provide a firm pathway to optimal health. In prior bodies of research, excess dietary red and processed meats have been shown to significantly increase the risk of many cancer lines while contributing to cardiovascular disease and diabetes, largely...|
|9/26/2012 - Health conscious individuals know that processed meats in the form of sausage, bologna and pepperoni contain chemical preservatives called nitrites that have been shown to promote cancer growth, and avoid these manufactured foods entirely. Unfortunately, millions of unsuspecting children and adults...|
|9/18/2012 - If you have ever ordered filet mignon, New York strip, top sirloin, or some other prime cut of steak at your local steakhouse, chances are your waiter actually brought you several smaller cuts of inferior grade meat glued together in the shape of the cut you actually ordered. Utilizing a powdered enzyme...|
|9/11/2012 - Those juicy, delicious chicken breasts in the meat case at your local supermarket are more than likely hiding a dirty little secret that might make you think twice about ever eating them again. Most people are unaware of it, but conventional chicken meat typically contains a whole lot more than just...|
|9/10/2012 - There is a reason why those radiant, pink salmon filets and juicy, golden chicken breasts in the meat case at the grocery store typically appear unusually appetizing -- but it often has nothing to do with the natural colorings of these animals' flesh. It might come as a surprise to many readers, but...|
|9/4/2012 - Vegetarians who personally avoid eating meat for health reasons will sometimes suggest to their friends that, in general, eating meat is harmful to health. But the all-encompassing term "meat" is a misnomer, as there are many different kinds of meat that a person can eat -- conventional, feedlot-based...|
|8/25/2012 - Prior research studies have implicated overcooking meats, especially red meat, due to the formation of carbon-based amines that greatly increase the risk of digestive cancers over many years of consumption. These studies have suggested eating meats that have been stewed or roasted in favor of char grilled...|
|8/18/2012 - The group People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) feels so strongly that humanity should not be eating animal meat that it has actually given grant money to scientists at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston to develop artificial meat created in a petri dish. And...|
|8/17/2012 - At least two-thirds of the U.S. is currently suffering through varying degrees of drought, with the U.S. Drought Monitor reporting as of August 14 that 63 percent of hay, 72 percent of cattle, 85 percent of soybean crops, and 87 percent of corn crops are not getting the water they need to survive. And...|
|8/14/2012 - Very few dietary topics spark more controversy than consumption of red meat and risk of diseases ranging from cancer to heart disease and diabetes. Most nutrition scientists indicate a high protein diet is essential to promote vibrant health, aid in weight management and lower the risk from metabolic...|
|7/30/2012 - Sometimes we Americans can be a little stubborn, a little too prideful or provincial when it comes to change. But slowly, surely, Americans are finally "getting it" when it comes to natural and organic foods, and we're buying more of them.
New consumer research shows that while some grocery spending...|
|7/27/2012 - This is the transcript of an interview with health freedom attorney Jonathan Emord. See the original video on TV.NaturalNews.com
Health Ranger: Welcome, everyone. This is Mike Adams, the Health Ranger with NaturalNews talking about food freedom today, and we have a very special guest: a health freedom...|
|7/7/2012 - Mexico and Canada have succeeded in a joint effort to strike down an American regulatory policy passed in 2008 that requires country-of-origin labeling (COOL) on meat sold in the U.S. Public Citizen reports that the World Trade Organization (WTO) has ruled against the U.S. in a case regarding the matter,...|
|7/4/2012 - Antibiotics are used both by people and within the farming industry, to quickly decimate bacteria and micro-organism cultures that may degrade health. They are, however, an over simplified "solution" that is used in place of solving the underlying problem. One problematic effect of their use is the...|
|5/20/2012 - Did you know a kid in junior high that, on a dare, would eat just about anything you dared him to eat, as long as you gave him your dessert? I did; the guy ate just about everything - bugs, earthworms, snails. He even ate a cockroach one time, no fooling. But he sure liked the school's chocolate pudding.
|4/28/2012 - What is the first question a meat-eater asks when you tell them you never eat meat? "Where do you get your protein from?" That protein myth has been dispelled for many years, in fact, there's more bio-ready "available" protein in raw vegetables than in meat, and it only takes a few minutes for the body...|
|4/14/2012 - Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health have published the results of a twenty-two year study on red meat consumption in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine. The scientists found that red meat consumption is associated with an increased risk of total, cardiovascular, and cancer mortality,...|
|4/9/2012 - Following years of hard-hitting journalism highlighting the adulteration of hamburger meat with ammonia, McDonalds recently announced it had at last stopped doing so late last year.
Numerous activists including celebrity chef Oliver Stone, and health ranger Mike Adams had spoken out against the practice....|
|4/7/2012 - Whether for ecological purposes or healthy lifestyles, less is definitely more. Think about the simple water conservation changes you may have made recently, like turning off the spigot while brushing your teeth, or the healthy choices you've made like reducing your overall calorie intake. These same...|
|3/21/2012 - A recent study published by researchers from Harvard Medical School (HMC) claims that eating "red meat" can lead to an early death caused by heart problems or cancer. But just like most other studies conducted on meat, this one, which was published in the journal Archives of Internal Medicine, does...|
|3/15/2012 - There is a concerted effort currently underway to demonize all things meat, regardless of how it is raised or produced, by blaming disease, obesity, and now even global warming, on human meat consumption. And a recent paper put out by S. Matthew Liao, a professor of philosophy and bioethics at New York...|
|3/4/2012 - Capturing undercover footage of extreme animal abuse at factory farms is soon to be illegal in Iowa, thanks to the passage of a new bill that squelches First Amendment protections for agricultural whistleblowers. In one of the fastest legislative rush-throughs in history, the "American Heartland" state's...|
|3/3/2012 - Those readers who eat meat probably already know that conventional meat preserving methods typically involve the use of sodium nitrite and other chemical additives linked to causing cancer and other serious health conditions. But new research out of Denmark could eliminate the need for such chemicals...|
|2/28/2012 - Have you ever glanced at the ingredients on a hot dog or a can of Spam Lite and wondered about an ingredient called "mechanically separated chicken" or "mechanically separated meat"? This type of meat is collected from animal carcasses after all the prime cuts of muscle have been removed.
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|2/21/2012 - Mad cow disease is a progressive brain-wasting disease. It is caused by a type of defective protein known as a prion and cannot be cured. The factory farming practices of feeding animals the nervous tissue of other animals first caused the ballooning spread of mad cow disease and created the current...|
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