Where Food Comes From

James DealAgriculture, animal cruelty, AnimalsLeave a Comment

FOOD” Documentary – A Revealing Look at the Sourcing of Our Modern Food Supply  Thanks to Mercola.com January 11, 2014 Visit the Mercola Video Library By Dr. Mercola “Food” is a 30-minute documentary that investigates how demand for more and cheaper food has dramatically altered the entire food chain. Today, food production revolves around efficiency—the ability to produce more for less. The ramifications of this mindset are wide-ranging and far-reaching… As KPBS’ Joanne Faryon reports, “the food chain no longer looks like it used to.” Fish no longer eat other fish, and cattle eat very little grass, which is their … Read More

FDA admits arsenic fed to chickens

James DealcancerLeave a Comment

FDA admits supermarket chickens test positive for arsenic by Tom Laskawy 8 Jun 2011 5:08 PM Why is Big Ag playing chicken with our health?Back in March, Tom Philpott wrote about the “insane” practice of feeding factory-farmed chickens arsenic: The idea is that it makes them grow faster — fast growth being the supreme goal of factory animal farming — and helps control a common intestinal disease called coccidiosis.The industry emphasizes that the arsenic is applied in organic form, which isn’t immediately toxic. “Organic” in the chemistry sense, that is, not the agricultural sense — i.e., molecules containing carbon atoms as … Read More