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Why Labeling GMOs in Our Food Supply Needs to Happen

On November 6th in the state of CA, voters will be able to choose whether mandatory labeling should be instituted on products containing genetically-modified (GM) foods. Transparency in our food system is something we haven’t had in many decades. Big agricultural and chemical companies have seen to it that  consumers are kept in the dark […]

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SimplyThick Brand Instant Food Thickener/Formula Causes 22 Infant Deaths

As heartbreaking as this subject is, I feel very strongly about discussing this topic as a way to prevent more damage to children’s health in the future. Unfortunately, recalls of infant formula and related products, and sickness and deaths from babies consuming them are nothing new. Today, news reports are showing the recall of Simply […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Raw Dairy Real Food

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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Healthy Living Kids & Family Raw Dairy Real Food

Commercial Baby Formula Kills Infant – Isn’t Your Child Worth More Than This?

This week Wal-Mart announced that baby formula was being pulled from the shelf  because it was consumed by a newborn infant which developed a fatal infection and died. When a person dies from eating a commercial product, it’s certainly a terrible tragedy. But especially a child; not only because of the loss, but because the death could […]

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Rawesome Foods Raid: The Insanity of the U.S. Legal System

For the last several years, there’s been a big stir in the news about raids on raw dairy farmers.  On August 3rd, 2011 the latest raid at gunpoint conducted by the L.A. Sheriff’s office, the CDC, and the FDA occurred on the premises of Rawesome Foods, a buyer’s club in Venice, CA. The picture at […]

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What is Fluoride Doing To Your Health?

Ever since I was a child fluoride has been heralded as the  messiah to save teeth from cavities and decay.  In the 70s, I remember my parents taking me to get fluoride treatments at the dentist. And several times at the elementary school I attended, a dental hygienist visited who required us to chew red […]

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Food Dyes and Additives – Harmless?

If you shop at any grocery store, you will come across multitudes of products containing artificial food dyes.  I’m sure you know just what I’m talking about – artificial colors that make everything bright and beautiful? Many of the foods containing dyes are the kinds eaten by children. Manufacturers market items to be brightly colored, […]

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Can The Government Be Trusted To Fix The Safety Of Our Food?

The safety infrastructure for food in this country is failing. It’s regulated by about a dozen federal agencies implementing about 35 laws. You would think that with that much oversight and checking, something would be working right. The public is most certainly aware of the problem, as is evident by regular media coverage of the […]

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How The FDA, Corn, And Oil Are Killing People

Put aside your purely sentimentalist views about corn, including your ideal Sunday dinner on the farm. Corn is in everything we eat…from meat to cereals to drinks to coffee, from breads to pasta, from the McDonald’s meal you grab in the drive-through to so-called “organic” eggs. In fact, in the average grocery store, of more […]