Hey, Is That Poop On Your Chicken?

Hey, Is That Poop On Your Chicken?

About 50% of supermarket bought poultry is contaminated with fecal matter. This, according to a recent report by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine (PCRM). Poultry was purchased from 15 grocery chains in 10 cities across the country and sent … Continue reading

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Salmonella Posioning Won’t Go Away

Salmonella Posioning Won’t Go Away

Sources of Salmonella Poisoning The CDC has just published a report on food safety, zooming in on Salmonella. In the past 15 years, the government and food industry have NOT been able to reduce the number of incidents of poisoning … Continue reading

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Coming in 2012: Nutrition Labels on Cuts of Meat

Coming in 2012: Nutrition Labels on Cuts of Meat

Good news from the USDA. Meat and poultry, which to date have not been marked with nutrition information, will begin including them in 2012: The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) today announced that it will … Continue reading

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The Real Reason Red Meat is Dangerous to your Health?

The Real Reason Red Meat is Dangerous to your Health?

Not all red meats are created equal. Better phrased – not all red meats affect our health equally. These are the findings published recently in Circulation, the scholarly journal of the American Heart Association. Turns out that processed meats are … Continue reading

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The USDA Wants YOUR Opinion: What is “Natural” Meat?

The USDA Wants YOUR Opinion: What is “Natural” Meat?

The terms “Natural” and “Naturally Raised” ring an assuring tone when affixed onto meat labels at the supermarket. Who wants to buy an artificial chicken. “Natural” conjures images of endless plains where cattle roam freely, and open ranges where hens … Continue reading

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Food Labeled as Humane Growing in Popularity

Food Labeled as Humane Growing in Popularity

One of the hottest trends right now in food marketing is informing consumers that the animal product they are purchasing was derived from an animal that was humanely raised and treated.This includes, dairy, eggs, poultry, beef, pork, and other meats. … Continue reading

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Megastudy on 500,000 people: Red Meat Shortens Lifespan

Megastudy on 500,000 people: Red Meat Shortens Lifespan

Image via Wikipedia A study led by the National Cancer Institute clearly shows an association between red meat/processed meat and an increased risk of mortality. From the Washington Post: The study of more than 500,000 middle-aged and elderly Americans found … Continue reading

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What Do Meat Labels Mean?

What Do Meat Labels Mean?

Whether beef or poultry, you’ve probably seen various claims on the plastic wrapping your meat. Women’s Health Magazine published 10 Meaty Secrets Revealed and decoded the claims on packaged meats to reveal what really matters when you’re scanning the butcher … Continue reading

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