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|8/8/2013 - There is a reason why the conventional poultry industry in the U.S. has been fairly successful in recent years at lowering detected levels of salmonella in chicken. But it has nothing to do with factory birds being raised in cleaner and more humane living environments. To the contrary, a new investigative...|
|5/30/2013 - The old saying, "You are what you eat," poses troubling implications for public health in light of a new study on chicken meat, which found that most of it contains dangerously high levels of toxic arsenic. And the worst part is that industrial chicken producers are directly responsible for causing...|
|5/17/2013 - A kindergartener from New York's Staten Island is being refused public education for not getting a vaccine that could put her and her newborn sister's life in danger, according to new reports. Five-year-old Frankie Elizabeth Wagner's pediatrician refuses to administer the varicella vaccine for chicken...|
|3/2/2013 - Another day, another Chinese food scare. KFC is dropping more than 1,000 farms from its network of suppliers in China to make sure the food it serves is safe after a scandal over tainted chicken hurt company sales in that key (meaning large) emerging market last year.
The issue came up in December...|
|2/8/2013 - Chicken is the food most likely to kill you, while salad greens are the food most likely to make you sick, according to a new study conducted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Fortunately, the Home Food Safety program has responded to this study by issuing guidelines on good...|
|2/7/2013 - For the past several years, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been actively promoting the shingles vaccine as the solution to what some experts say is a building shingles epidemic. But a new study published in the German medical journal Der Hautarzt, or "The Dermatologist"...|
|1/23/2013 - Raising chickens is smart. It provides you a healthy supply of food in the form of chicken eggs, and you'll even have a source of emergency meat if times get really bad.
Chickens largely take care of themselves. They're friendly, curious and smart enough to come running when you call them. They'll...|
|1/8/2013 - Chicken and oregano may seem like an obvious pairing to culinary enthusiasts, but at least one Pennsylvania farm is demonstrating its extraordinary health benefits in food production as well. For three years or so, chickens at Bell & Evans have been dining on a special feed laced with oregano oil and...|
|9/29/2012 - When you go to a restaurant you have the reasonable expectation that your food will be properly prepared. So imagine one patron's surprise when he was recently served a raw chicken sandwich at a KFC in Ontario, Canada.
According to reports, a photo of the offending sandwich was subsequently posted...|
|9/11/2012 - Those juicy, delicious chicken breasts in the meat case at your local supermarket are more than likely hiding a dirty little secret that might make you think twice about ever eating them again. Most people are unaware of it, but conventional chicken meat typically contains a whole lot more than just...|
|8/25/2012 - It's another case of the cure is worse than the disease. The shingles vaccine temporarily "protects" about half of those vaccinated (CDC, 2011). No one knows how long the "benefits" of the vaccine will last, and each Zostavax shingle vaccination contains a litany of additives including MSG and aborted...|
|8/11/2012 - The federal agency responsible for conducting food inspections has announced a new proposal to screen chickens for disease and contaminates, but the measure has some industry analysts concerned because it would reduce the number of inspectors at processing plants.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture's...|
|8/5/2012 - In yet another example of mad science gone awry, approximately 7 to 17 percent of the chicken population of Australia's two main chicken producing states, Victoria and New South Wales, has died as a result of two deadly new disease strains; strains created when three vaccines used to prevent the herpes...|
|8/2/2012 - This article is sure to get me in trouble with everybody, but I just had to cringe yesterday when I heard news reports of people lining up at Chick-fil-A restaurants all across the country to protest the attack on the restaurant's CEO by the LGBT community (and same-sex marriage advocates). (http://abcnews.go.com/Politics/OTUS/chick-fil-supporters-gather-appreciation-day/story?id=16904664)
|7/8/2012 - Researchers at Johns Hopkins' Bloomberg School of Public Health and at Arizona State University have discovered traces of a banned antibiotic in poultry byproducts, which seems to indicate producers are evading 2005 regulation prohibiting its use in treating chickens and turkeys.
The scientists said...|
|6/4/2012 - Following our coverage of Sharon Palmer, owner of Healthy Family Farms, and James Stewart, the "raw milk man" and founder of Rawesome Foods in California, I received a tip from an anonymous source. The tip said that I was defending the wrong parties. The source stated that Sharon Palmer was a fraud...|
|5/24/2012 - Arsenic in our food supply has a very rich ally and that ally is Pfizer. You see, arsenic is routinely fed to poultry because it increases the growth of the chicken and makes the flesh an appetizing shade of pink (a side effect of burst blood vessels). Of course arsenic could eventually kill the hapless...|
|4/12/2012 - Score one for freedom and grassroots activism. Johnson City, Tennessee commissioners voted 3-2 to amend their current zoning ordinance and allow chickens to be kept as 'pets' in residential areas. This reversed a 2010 decision, when officials first considered allowing chickens but decided against it.
|4/10/2012 - An innocent man who had legally been raising a few dozen chickens and other small birds in the backyard of his suburban Atlanta home is now dead, following a crusade of terror perpetrated against him by the City of Roswell in Georgia. Andrew Wordes, who died during a recent raid on his property in which...|
|2/7/2012 - If you ate only McDonald's chicken McNuggets every day for practically every meal, what do you think your health condition would be like in 15 years? One British girl, 17-year-old Stacey Irvine, recently found out the hard way that such a diet severely destroyed her health when she was rushed to the...|
|1/4/2012 - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a warning to consumers concerning chicken jerky products (also sold as chicken tenders, chicken strips or chicken treats) for dogs that are imported from China. Complaints to the FDA have come from both veterinarians and dog owners. According to an MSNBC...|
|9/2/2011 - Since hanging out in Texas over the last few months, I've been working hard on my garden, improving the soil, and raising my chickens which are now producing eggs. Yesterday I made an omelet with my farm-fresh eggs and herbs picked right out of the garden. Check out the picture below of some of what...|
|7/5/2011 - The accidental mixing of two unidentified chemicals at a Tyson chicken processing plant in Springdale, Ark., has landed 173 of its roughly 300 workers in the hospital, according to reports. The two chemicals, which Tyson refused to identify, somehow got mixed together to produce deadly chlorine gas,...|
|6/26/2011 - Ever wonder what's really found in Chicken McNuggets? Some of the ingredients, it turns out, seem to belong more to an industrial factory of some kind, not a food retailer. According to the McDonald's Corporation, its famous Chicken McNuggets are made with ingredients including autolyzed yeast extract...|
|6/9/2011 - After years of sweeping the issue under the rug and hoping no one would notice, the FDA has now finally admitted that chicken meat sold in the USA contains arsenic, a cancer-causing toxic chemical that's fatal in high doses. But the real story is where this arsenic comes from: It's added to the chicken...|
|3/23/2011 - What chickens eat and how they are raised makes all the difference in determining their overall health and susceptibility to salmonella, according to a new study published in the journal Foodborne Pathogens and Disease. Researchers from the University of Georgia's Center for Food Safety (UGCFS) discovered...|
|2/13/2011 - In a new wave of scientifically altered creations, scientists have created genetically modified chickens that do not transmit bird flu to other chickens. The chickens, while unable to transmit the disease, may still suffer from the disease themselves. The genetic manipulation process tampers with the...|
|9/1/2010 - In response to the massive egg recall, some mainstream news outlets have begun addressing the real cause of food contamination: inhumane and unsanitary food production methods. A recent MSNBC article explains that organically-grown eggs from chickens who live and feed in natural pastures are healthier...|
|8/26/2010 - Tests carried out in Ireland have found traces of cow and pig DNA in chicken products being sold in grocery stores, raising concerns over unlabeled cross-species ingredients.
The issue first came to light in December, when the United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency (FSA) found traces of pork proteins...|
|8/23/2010 - It's always amusing to see how quickly consumers can be worked up into a false fear frenzy by health authorities. We saw it last year with the overhyped H1N1 swine flu scare which was fanned into a flaming fear fest by WHO advisors on the take from vaccine manufacturers. Now we're getting a new round...|
|4/29/2010 - A recent investigation into industrialized agriculture feeding practices has revealed some disturbing information of which many may not be aware. Commercial animal husbandry practices often involve feeding livestock mass amounts of animal waste, including chicken litter, which contains chicken feces,...|
|4/28/2010 - The whole push behind the new "Buckets for the Cure" pinkwashing campaign by Komen for the Cure is to convince people to buy more fried chicken (which is laced with MSG, by the way) in order to "end breast cancer forever." (http://www.naturalnews.com/images/KFC-SusanKomen-Cure-ScreenCapture02.jpg
|4/27/2010 - Two out of every three store-bought chickens may be contaminated with bacteria that commonly cause human illness, according to a study conducted by the Consumers Union.
"Consumers still need to be very careful in handling chicken, which is routinely contaminated with disease-causing bacteria," said...|
|4/22/2010 - Susan G. Komen for the Cure has now crossed the line into asinine idiocy thanks to its new alliance with Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), where pink buckets of fried chicken are sold under the slogan, "Buckets for the Cure." I'm not making this up. See the ad image yourself at: http://www.naturalnews.com/images/KFC-PinkChickenBuckets.jpg
|3/13/2010 - Beginning on January 1, 2010, Russia has officially banned imported poultry products from countries that use chlorine in their processing methods. Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin announced that Russia will no longer allow chicken imports from the U.S. because the chlorine baths used to sanitize...|
|2/18/2010 - Researchers from the Netherlands have found that organically fed chickens develop different genes than their conventionally fed counterparts. The result is that the genes responsible for creating cholesterol have a higher expression in organically fed chickens, yet these birds do not have elevated blood...|
|2/5/2010 - A report recently published in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition found that black women who consume fried chicken or fast food burgers at least twice a week are between 40 and 70 percent more prone to develop type 2 diabetes over the course of a decade than those who do not. Not only black...|
|11/6/2009 - There are 14 billion hamburgers consumed each year in the United States alone. The people who eat those burgers, though, have little knowledge of what's actually in them. Current USDA regulations, for example, openly allow beef contaminated with E. coli to be repackaged, cooked and sold as ready-to-eat...|
|11/5/2009 - Tyson Foods has been found guilty of deliberately violating worker safety laws, leading directly to the death of a worker, and has been ordered to pay $500,000 and serve one year of probation.
The punishment is the maximum penalty allowed by law.
"Federal laws require employers to undertake steps...|
|5/8/2009 - After Oprah publicized a giveaway of KFC chicken dinners to anyone who could download a coupon from the 'net. KFC stores across the nation were inundated with customers lining up for free chicken, to the point where some restaurants either closed their doors or declined to honor the Oprah-endorsed coupons....|
|5/1/2009 - When observing the swine flu outbreak happening today, it's helpful to have some historical context. Viral pandemics are not unusual, and talking about one isn't "alarmist." Pandemics are a regular feature of life on earth, and they occur with surprising regularity throughout world history.
|2/24/2009 - Many health conscious people have made the decision not to eat meat, viewing the consumption of animal flesh as having negative consequences on the body, the spirit, and even the personality. Animal rights activists have been quite vocal in pointing out the deplorable conditions under which animals...|
|12/18/2008 - Chickens which are raised commercially for meat are nowadays fed antibiotics to fend off infections and illnesses. This is a practice which is criticized in many quarters because it can encourage bacteria to mutate and become drug-resistant. In the long run, this could pose a health risk to human beings....|
|10/1/2008 - Until the 1980's, when it became commonplace in commercial agriculture, arsenic was not much of a concern to the average consumer. But in the new millenium, it seems to be in the news more frequently than ever. It is showing up in places unexpectedly. One reason for this is that when arsenic is put...|
|9/12/2008 - In The Physiology of Taste, written in 1825, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote, "Tell me what you eat, and I will tell you what you are." This is the origin of the popular phrase, "You are what you eat." It's no secret that America is facing an unprecedented obesity epidemic. So, just what are Americans...|
|7/25/2008 - Medical science has discovered how sensitive the insulin receptor sites are to chemical poisoning. Metals such as cadmium, mercury, arsenic, lead, fluoride and possibly aluminum may play a role in the actual destruction of beta cells through stimulating an auto-immune reaction to them after they have...|
|11/3/2007 - The movie Supersize Me has probably had more of an effect than the producers anticipated. Since then, in the fast food industry, there has been a market trend promoting menu items that appear to be healthy. But most of these menu items have ingredients that health conscious consumers would prefer to...|
|9/25/2007 - Tyson Foods, Inc. -- the world's largest processor and marketer of beef, chicken and pork, and the United States' single largest beef exporter -- has announced that its fresh chicken products will no longer come from animals treated with antibiotics.
"Because of the size and scale of our operations,...|
|1/4/2007 - A Missouri man named Jerry Bagby and his longtime friend Harold Williams have amassed $5 million with which they hope to build a new plant where they can create biodiesel from chicken fat.
Only a small fraction of U.S. biodiesel is currently made from chicken fat -- approximately 90 percent is made...|
|12/7/2006 - Down through the ages, homemade chicken soup has been valued and appreciated for its soothing and healing qualities when it comes to colds and the flu. I decided to investigate what it is about chicken soup that makes the ailing patient feel better, so I reviewed several studies, including the pioneering...|
|12/7/2006 - A report released Monday by Consumer Reports found that 83 percent of the 525 chickens it tested were infected with campylobacter, salmonella bacteria, or both, and recommended that consumers cook all chicken to 165 degrees and wash their hands with soap and water after handling it.
|10/2/2006 - According to a press release issued Thursday by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, the nonprofit health organization is suing national fast food giants McDonald's, Burger King, Outback, Chick-fil-A, Applebee's, Chili's and TGI Friday's after laboratory tests revealed every restaurant...|
|2/6/2006 - 412 BC – Major epidemic of a disease (which, although not called influenza, probably was influenza) recorded by Hippocrates.
1357 AD – The term, “influenza,” from the Italian word meaning "influence," was coined. Popular belief at that time blamed the development of flu on the influence of the stars....|
|10/24/2005 - It happens to everyone, sometimes multiple times a year. That's why it's called the common cold, right? But while we're all familiar with the common cold, we may only know of one or two ways to fight it, which usually involve some sort of over-the-counter medication, or the folk remedy, a bowl of chicken...|
|1/19/2004 11:12:44 PM - The news about the meat industry gets stranger at every turn. First
there's mad cow disease and the revelations of the meat packing industry
which engages is frightening aseembly line practices that allow spinal
material to be sold as "beef." Now, in the story below, you'll read
about the poultry...|
|1/7/2004 10:55:19 AM - This is fascinating news for several reasons, not the least of which is
the fact that chicken litter is being fed to cattle in the U.S. (see the
mad cow disease articles for more) and, therefore, cows are ingesting
highly toxic arsenic that's contained in the chicken litter. Another
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|1/5/2004 1:10:18 PM - Finally, USA Today tackles the issue with a pointed article that
questions why the FDA hasn't simply banned the use of dead cows in
cattle feed. Let's face it: mad cow disease only happens when you feed
dead cows to live cows. It's a sickening, inhumane practice, but it
makes ranchers money,...|
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