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Those Burgers Aren't Just Making Us Fat - They're Messing With Our Immune Systems, Too
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, meat, fast food, immunity, T cells, fat )

- 24 days ago -
New research reveals that high-fat diets can impair memory and make our immune systems attack our own bodies.
Did Neanderthals Die Out Because of the Paleo Diet?
Health & Wellness  (tags: Paleo, diet, Neanderthal, human, extinction, meat, eating, bad, diet, disease, death, cancer, food, health, humans, illness, prevention, nutrition, medicine, research, science, study, warning )

- 156 days ago -
I always had the feeling that the so called "paleo' diet was bad for human beings !
5 Disturbing Facts Big Food Doesn't Want You to Know
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, diet, meat, preservatives, beef, chicken, shrimp, pork, diseases, antibiotics )

- 203 days ago -
A few inconvenient truths you might need to know before tucking into that next bite of shrimp, beef or bacon.
Don't Let North Carolina Hide Animal Cruelty Violations From the Public
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, safety, meat, poultry, North Carolina, petitions )

- 537 days ago -
This bill affects people across our country because North Carolina is one of the biggest producers of chicken and other meat. Meat sold in the U.S. is already contaminated at high rates with dangerous bacteria because of poor practices and weak...
Tell the FDA: Ban the Dangerous Meat Additive Ractopamine
Health & Wellness  (tags: fda, government, illness, health, food, Farm, Workers, Food Safety, chemical, meat )

- 647 days ago -
It's estimated that up to 80% of all hogs in the U.S. are treated with this dangerous additive,2 yet countries across the globe -- from Asia to the EU -- have banned its use.
Sign the Petition: Tell the USDA to Label Pink Slime
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, beef, pink slime, FDA, labeling, meat )

- 789 days ago -
Pink slime is back. The ammonia-treated beef additive made from grinding together unused scraps of beef and connective tissue is starting to make a major comeback, with sales up three-fold since 2012.
Tell Congressional Republicans: Stop the Use of Antibiotics in Factory Farms
Health & Wellness  (tags: antibiotics, factory farms, food, petitions, meat, drugs )

- 817 days ago -
The gross overuse of antibiotics on factory farms has led to the development of antibiotic-resistant "superbugs," sickening millions and even killing many Americans every year. We urge you to pass critical legislation to prevent antibiotic resistance...
Mad Cow, Eye Cancer, Feces In Your Food? The Price of Cutting Back on Meat Inspectors
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, meat, inspectors, inspections, USDA )

- 972 days ago -
The USDA is cutting back on federal meat inspectors, allowing slaughterhouses to self-police, and already questions about the program are surfacing.
6 Nasty Drugs Your Meat Is On
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, meat, drugs )

- 991 days ago -
American livestock is pumped full of harmful drugs, making our food dangerous and cruel at the same time.
Ground Beef Destined for School Lunches Recalled for 'Foreign Materials'
Health & Wellness  (tags: warning, food, meat, beef, recall, safety, FSIS, USDA, children )

- 1131 days ago -
FSIS announced late Thursday that Central Valley Meat Company was recalling the products because it may contain small pieces of plastic.
Coming Soon: Franken Meats and Fish! GMO Approved!
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMO, food, meat, fish, animals, warning, environment, diet, ethics, food, health, news, nutrition, research, science, abuse )

- 1289 days ago -
The first genetically modified meat and fish could be approved this summer. We do many things to which we cannot know what the consequences might be. Genetically modified foods is one of these things.
Flame Retardants Found in Peanut Butter, Fish and Meat
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, family, food, peanut butter, HBCD, butter, fish, meat, toxins )

- 1606 days ago -
The last thing your kid's PB&J needs are flame retardants. Really, has a PB&J at your house ever burst into flames? However, new research published in Environmental Health Perspectives has revealed that many foods, including your creamy peanut butter...
10 Scary Things That Might Be in Your Meat
Health & Wellness  (tags: Meat, food, cooking, health )

- 2040 days ago -
While cooking may be the least of your worries as you toil through the challenges of your freshman year, it is important to educate yourself on some of the dangers cooking your own food can pose if done incorrectly.
Whole Foods New Meat Rating System Puts Cruelty in Its Place
Health & Wellness  (tags: food, meat, cruelty )

- 2090 days ago -
Whole Foods has recently announced a new food labeling system that tells people more about the animals they are eating- where they come from and how they're treated.
Becoming Vegan - Portia De Rossis
Health & Wellness  (tags: animals, animalwelfare, vegan, meat, Meat Free )

- 2149 days ago -
I never thought twice about eating meat. Steak and burgers weren't an everyday meal, but I definitely accepted meat as a necessary part of life. That all changed five years ago, when Ellen [DeGeneres] and I moved to a farm in California. Read more..

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