Don’t blame the 47%

I found the latest ‘gaff’ by republican candidate for president Mitt Romney so misleading that I have to write about it.  This is typical republican rhetoric making ordinary American citizens the scapegoats for the problems in America. I wonder if Mr. Romney would care to comment on the millions of dollars in agriculture subsidies that … Read more

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Is it Steak or Frankensteak?

Consumers beware.  Another warning about meat glue.  This time consumers may be being duped by restaurants who glue pieces of lesser cuts of meat together to form what looks like a filet; and then selling it as a filet.  Not only is this a deceptive practice, it may pose health concerns.  See for yourself. Watch … Read more

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Now what? – Ractopamine

It’s amazing what you can learn by reading news about what is going on in other countries.  I saw an article about the Taiwanese protesting against the importing of American meat.  At the heart of the protests is the fact that the meat (pork and beef) comes from animals that have been fed the supplement … Read more

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Stop a Potential Food Labeling Fiasco

Remember the “pink slime,” i.e. leftover scraps from beef processing that get sanitized with ammonium hydroxide and then are added to ground beef.  Well now the beef industry is proposing to label the beef products that contain ammonium hydroxide sanitized beef as (are you ready for this?) “contains lean finely textured beef.”  How do these … Read more

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Stop Government Corn Subsidies

Billions and billions of dollars are being spent on corn subsidies.  Why?  Take a good look at what’s on the shelf of your local grocery store, products that are made from corn. Do we really need to subsidize the production of all these processed foods that are produced from corn?  The beneficiaries of all these … Read more

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High Protein Diet Contributes to Osteoporosis

I was listening to a podcast the other day, when I heard the person being interviewed say, “it’s been well documented that eating a high protein diet contributes to osteoporosis.”  I almost fell out of my chair because I had never heard that before; but you know it makes perfect sense.  It’s also been reported … Read more

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Update on the Recent E. coli Outbreak

Well folks here’s the latest on the E. coli outbreak that began in Germany and has also been found in France.  It appears that the super sleuths looking for the source of this nasty bug have zeroed in on Fenugreek seeds from Egypt.  Here’s the link – http://bit.ly/qFf8uV The link to Fenugreek seeds was reported by … Read more

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Genetically Modified Crops Create Higher Profits for Corporations

Wake up America!  Genetically modified crops are taking over, whether they’re approved or not.  At least that’s the impression one can get from the news.  Check out this link.  http://yhoo.it/lbhHij There are very strong restrictions on genetically modified crops in the European Union; but America, we are the land of the free!   Free to … Read more

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Lower Your Cholesterol – Stop Eating Animals

I would have never believed it.  To lower your blood cholesterol, just stop eating animal products, i.e. meats, fish, and poultry – nothing with a face.  That includes meat products such as milk, eggs and cheese.  The best way to lower your cholesterol is to eat more fruits and vegetables!  http://bit.ly/k1R7oC And there are more … Read more

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