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In the Face of the Feed Crisis, Beef Expert Claims Ruminants Can Digest “Anything”

Yesterday as I was driving home from taking my son to school, a report on NPR about the issues with the rising cost of feeding commercial cattle in today’s wavering economic market made my blood boil. What I heard made me realize the issues we are having with GMOs in our food supply are compounding […]

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In ‘n Out Burger Cancels Contract with Plant Found Processing Downer Cattle

This week the news has been splattered with reports about downer cattle discovered at Central Valley Meat Co. in Hanford, California, a processing plant which supplies up to 30% of the meat used by fast-food chain In ‘n Out Burger, and also to the U.S. school lunch and emergency food programs.  This establishment, known by its slogan […]

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Why Organic Milk Falls Short on Nutrition

Many people have switched to buying organic milk because the awareness of how dangerous conventional milk is due to hormones, antibiotics, and GMOs used in the production of milk is increasing rapidly in health and food communities. But did you know that organic milk can still come from feedlots and undesirable environments, just like conventional […]

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Why Our Family Chooses Raw Over Pasteurized Milk

If you are still wondering about raw milk, now’s the time to give it a try! It is one of the most complete, healthy foods you can consume and provides many critical nutrients we are missing in our modern diets. Our family has been drinking it for 4 years and it’s been one of the […]

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1 in 4 Meat Packages Tainted with Pathogenic Bacteria

Tainted meat is available everywhere…grocery stores, restaurants, schools, hospitals, prisons…you name it. And it’s all over the news this week and last week – NY Times, NPR, Food Safety News, Sauk Valley News, The News Tribune, Daily Finance,  Bellingham Herald, and many others. And you know when mainstream news outlets start reporting news items like […]

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The Truth About Factory Farms – Oppose Bill S.510

Time is running out. Factory farms are one of the biggest threats to our food supply. The more we understand the enormous impact these operations have on our health and the environment, the more we know that these operations are those who will benefit from the passage of The Food Safety and Modernization Act S.510 […]

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Sustainable Farming – Is It Practical and Can It Feed Us All?

I’ve had many conversations with a variety of people about the subject of sustainable farming and whether or not it is feasible on a large scale to switch over from conventional farming methods to non-petroleum, non-chemical methods, and eliminate the practice of concentrated animal feeding operations and factory farms. Whether the idea of sustainable farming […]

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I Can’t Believe It’s Not Food! And Other Atrocities

Somehow I am continually astounded at the depths companies will plunge to in order to make a buck. The other night I was watching the news with my husband and the station played an ad for “I Can’t Believe It’s Not Butter!” I know all about this product, but it still irritated me to no […]

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Death of the Lakes: The Spreading of Toxic and Infectious Wastes and Disease

Today I am sharing an important story of toxic waste spreading through our water from factory farming from The Journal of Food and Natural Healing, a site managed by my good friend, David (Augie) Augenstein. David Michael has posted this expose on the appalling situation at Ohio’s largest inland lake, Grand Lake-St. Mary’s. David Michael […]

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Food Recalls – Why They Could Mean The End Of Real Food As We Know It

For a long time I believed that with every food recall story in the media, we’d see more and more people start taking notice of what’s going on in the food system – that food produced in factory environments is harming our health because everything is completely backward and geared toward the reign of big […]