Cause For Red Meat’s Link To Cancer Finally Isolated, Effect Seen As An Immune Response

Cause For Red Meat’s Link To Cancer Finally Isolated, Effect Seen As An Immune Response
Cancer And The Link To Red Meat: New Evidence Shows It Is Akin To An Immune Response We’ve long known about cancer and its link to red meat consumption. We’ve had decades of knowing this information, with medical professionals urging people to cut down on the amount of red meat they eat at a sitting, or to limit the number of times per week they eat it.… Read the rest

Cutting Meat Eating In China: Officials Face Uphill Battle In Convincing Citizens To Reduce Meat Consumption By Half

Cutting Meat Eating In China: Officials Face Uphill Battle In Convincing Citizens To Reduce Meat Consumption By Half
Convincing the Chinese To Cut Meat Consumption By Half May Prove To Be A Challenge For Government Seeking To Improve Health Of Citizenry Seeking to improve the health of its citizenry, the government of China has announced a new initiative aimed at encouraging people to eat less meat. The government has set a goal of 50 percent reduction in meat consumption in a country that consumes 28 percent of all the world’s meat, including half of the pork.… 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
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