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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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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Say it isn’t so – Meat Glue!

Consumers beware.  Is it real filet mignon or is it “faux” filet mignon made with meat glue?  As if we don’t already have enough to worry about from the industrialization of our food supply, now comes meat glue. You know how they make flooring by gluing left over pieces of wood together or how they make 4×8 … Read more

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Arsenic found in chickens

Once again in the pursuit of profits our industrialized food producers are using methods that endanger human health.  Apparently, the chickens are given an “organic” form of arsenic that is supposed to help them to grow faster.  The problem is that the “organic” form can transform into the toxic “inorganic” form.  Herein lies the problem. … Read more

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Genetically Modified Alfalfa

Have you heard about the USDA’s decision to allow the planting of genetically modified alfalfa in the USA? Be informed about genetically modified organisms (GMO). Whether you are in favor of genetically modified crops or not, the point is that the firms that develop and sell these GMO seeds are trying to control and dominate the … Read more

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Blueberries – Fake or Real?

Claims of real berries in food products turn out to be just fakes! Is anybody concerned about the quality of our food supply in the USA?  I would like to see the food labeling requirements tightened to avoid misrepresentation of what the food product actually has in it.  Take a look at this video clip … Read more

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