Are We (M)eating Ourselves Out of House and Home Through Factory Animal Agriculture?

Are We (M)eating Ourselves Out of House and Home Through Factory Animal Agriculture?
Cheaper and Cheaper Meat May Well Be Our Global Undoing Addiction is an ugly thing.  It is insidious, starting with the promise of something pleasurable, if dangerous, a promose that quickly spirals out of control until its truly destructive nature is on stark display. But even when the “needle and the damage done” are apparent to everyone else, the addict him or herself often can’t see it.… Read the rest

Deny Americans the Right to Know Act Pushed Off Senate Floor by ONE VOTE – Pushback is Vital!

Deny Americans the Right to Know Act Pushed Off Senate Floor by ONE VOTE – Pushback is Vital!
Deny Americans the Right to Know Act Pushed Off Senate Floor by ONE VOTE – Pushback is Vital! Your D.A.R.K. Victory! Victory Donation Here: http://drrimatruthreports.com/action/donate/ You did it! You put enough pressure on 49 Senators so that they removed the D.A.R.K. Act from discussion (it was “tabled” in parliamentary parlance) effectively killing the bill. How many Senators opposed you? 48! One more Senator voting for the bill would have passed it!… Read the rest

SENATE AG COMMITTEE APPROVES S.A.F.E. ACT (Which is Really the DARK Act)

SENATE AG COMMITTEE APPROVES S.A.F.E. ACT (Which is Really the DARK Act)
Ta “When the Will of the American People Is Not the Will of the Corporation, Buy Congress. Problem Solved!” — Monsanto TAKE ACTION NOW: TELL SENATE NOT TO PASS the DARK ACT! http://tinyurl.com/AllowGMOLabels The Senate Agricultural Committee has approved  the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act, HR 1599, also known as SAFE, which would forbid states from passing their own mandatory food labeling laws for GMOs.… Read the rest

Cornell University Accused of Accepting GMO-tainted Funding to Fromote a Pro-GMO Stance

Cornell University Accused of Accepting GMO-tainted Funding to Fromote a Pro-GMO Stance
Money Buys Science, at Least at Cornell Where Gates Money Buys PseudoScience to favor GMOs. Academic Freedom? Guess We’ll Need a Vaccine Against it Soon! Venerable Ivy League member Cornell University has been accused of running a pro-GMO campaign with funding from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. In what appears to be a farewell to scientific objectivity, the university seems to be saying hello to generous new funding, provided they provide a pro-GMO propaganda platform.… Read the rest

Cutting Fresh Fruit/Veggie Cost $1.50/Day to Save 200,000 Lives Over 15 Years Say Tufts, UK Researchers.

Cutting Fresh Fruit/Veggie Cost $1.50/Day to Save 200,000 Lives Over 15 Years Say Tufts, UK Researchers.
Just $1.50 Reduction in Fruit Veggie Costs to Save 200K Lives. Will Anyone Be Willing to Pay That Cost? Lower prices for fruits and vegetables meant better health across the population, regardless of age, gender, race and ethnicity, lead researcher Jonathan Pearson-Stuttard, an academic clinical fellow at Imperial College in London, tells us. Researchers from the U.K. and Tufts University created a tool called the U.S.… Read the rest

Tyson Bows to Public Pressure and Goes Antibiotic-Free – a Little Bit

Tyson Bows to Public Pressure and Goes Antibiotic-Free – a Little Bit
80% of All Antibiotics in US Consumed by Animals First, THEN by YOU FOOD GIANT TYSON GOES ANTIBIOTIC FREE for PORK, Sort of, Kind of, A Little In what could be the beginning of a trend toward healthier factory farming practices, meat-producing giant Tyson has pledged to begin sourcing its pork from farmers that don’t use antibiotics. The move comes on the heels of several major moves toward healthier poultry that were pledged by big players in the industry: Fast-food behemoth McDonald’s announced that they would move away from chicken raised with antibiotics Five chains, Chipotle Mexican Grill, Panera Bread, Chick-fil-A, McDonald’s and Dunkin’ Donuts received a “passing grade” in terms of sourcing antibiotic-free meat in a survey produced by several consumer groups Numerous retailers are saying they will switch over to cage-free eggs With an estimated 80 percent of antibiotics consumed in the U.S.… Read the rest

SAME, A Pay-what-you-can Café in Denver, Celebrates Tenth Anniversary

SAME, A Pay-what-you-can Café in Denver, Celebrates Tenth Anniversary
SAME Cafe Offers Organic Meals. Those who can pay, do. Those who cannot help. Totally Different! In a touching moment celebrating the possibility of real community, SAME Café, a non-profit restaurant in Denver, Colorado which operates on a pay-what-you-can basis just celebrated its tenth anniversary, in spite of all the naysayers who said it could never work. SAME Café, short for “So All May Eat” opened in 2006 on Denver’s notoriously rough and tumble East Colfax Boulevard, and has served many thousands of patrons, not all of whom were able to pay for their meals–at least not in cash.… Read the rest

US Supreme Court: “Lawsuit Against Nestle, ADM, Cargill by Former Child Slaves in Mali Cacao Operations to Proceed”

US Supreme Court: “Lawsuit Against Nestle, ADM, Cargill by Former Child Slaves in Mali Cacao Operations to Proceed”
Is the Sweetness of the Cheap Chocolate Worth the Bitterness of the Slavery? In a ruling that comes as a welcome surprise to watchers of corporate scofflaws, the US Supreme Court has thrown out a request by global corporate giants Nestle, Archer Daniels Midland Co and Cargill to dismiss a lawsuit alleging they were complicit in child slavery operations in connection with their Ivory Coast cacao plantations.… Read the rest

Professor Séralini Vindicated by French Court in Second Lawsuit: GMOs Cause Tumors

Professor  Séralini Vindicated by French Court in Second Lawsuit: GMOs Cause Tumors
Long Term Feeding Study Shows What Monsanto Does Not Want You to Know: Catastrophic Results By Kurtis Bright Professor  Séralini,  Who Showed that GMOs Cause Tumors in Rats,  Vindicated by French Court in Second Lawsuit Monsanto has been dealt a stunning defeat in a French Court: Judge declares professor correct in claims that his studies showed that GMO foods cause tumors in rats In a huge blow to Monsanto, a French court has declared that French professor Gilles-Eric Séralini was in fact right when he claimed that GMO foods fed to rats caused tumors.… Read the rest

Antioxidant a Bread Boon to Diabetics: Lower Blood Sugar

Antioxidant a Bread Boon to Diabetics: Lower Blood Sugar
Another Delicious Secret: Natural Molecule from Black Rice Can Make Bread Safe for Diabetics by Slowing Blood Sugar Rise What if bread did not cause blood sugar to rise in diabetics? Although gluten might still be an issue, the opportunity to eat break without an unhealthy rise in blood sugar would be welcome to a lot of people. Professor Zhou Weibiao of  National University of Singapore have created a bread formula that does just that: by adding a plant pigment from black rice,  anthocyanin, they were able to slow digestion rates by 12.8% with just 1% anthrocyanin.… Read the rest