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Why Is Gut-Wrecking Carrageenan in So Many Organic Food Products?

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Note from Daisy:  Truthstream’s article has appeared on numerous sites across alternative media and it is on-point to the extent that one particular person has taken issue with it on almost every outlet where it appeared.  Interestingly enough, the woman, named Debbie, happens to work for the world’s largest supplierRead the Rest…

General Mills Drops GMOs…from Only ONE Kind of Cheerios. (Woo hoo.)

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by Melissa Melton Originally published at The Daily Sheeple General Mills has officially announced that the company will no longer add sugar derived from GMO sugar beets to its original Cheerios cereal: While the oats used to make Cheerios have never contained any genetically modified organisms (GMOs), the company didRead the Rest…

How Government Allows Dangerous Additives Like MSG To Stay in Our Food

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by Melissa Melton Originally published at Truthstream Media “The thing that bugs me is that the people think the FDA is protecting them. It isn’t. What the FDA is doing and what the public thinks its doing are as different as night and day.” — Dr. Herbert Ley, Former FoodRead the Rest…

FDA and EPA are Victims of the Government Shutdown – Is This Supposed to be a Bad Thing?

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I can’t really mourn too much that the Food and Drug Administration and the Environmental Protection Agency are unable to continue wreaking regulatory havoc on the little guys due to the government shutdown.  In fact, I think a celebration just might be in order.  This could be a good chance forRead the Rest…

Is the FDA Protecting the Public from Self-Sufficiency and Whole Foods with LDS Cannery Crackdown?

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Has the GMO Food and Drug Pushers Administration sent forth another volley in their war on whole foods and self-sufficiency? We all know that the FDA is present to further the agendas of Big Food and Big Agri as opposed to protecting the best interests of consumers, and rumor hasRead the Rest…

Nanoparticles: The Tiniest Toxin

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If we didn’t have enough to worry about in the grocery aisles, with GMOs, toxic additives, and pesticide-soaked foods, we can now add a new concern:  nanoparticles. What exactly is a nanoparticle?   As You Sow, a non-profit consumer advocacy group, explains: Nanomaterials are often heralded as having the potentialRead the Rest…

Clean Your Kitchen: How to Trash the Toxins in Your Pantry

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My kitchen is about 95% clean.   No, I’m not talking about the standards of hygiene or the crud that tries to take up residence in the grout – I’m talking about the contents of my pantry and refrigerator. I’ve worked hard to banish GMOs, pesticides and chemical additives fromRead the Rest…

“Certified Organic”: The Conspiracy Against Natural Foods

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What does the word “organic” really mean? or·gan·ic adjective \ȯr-ˈga-nik\ a (1) : of, relating to, or derived from living organisms<organic evolution> (2) : of, relating to, yielding, or involving the use of food produced with the use of feed or fertilizer of plant or animal origin without employment of chemically formulated fertilizers, growth stimulants, antibiotics, or pesticides <organic farming> <organic produce>  Read the Rest…

The Ingredients You Should NOT Have in Your Pantry

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There are lots of lists out there about the foods you DO want in your stockpile, but what about the ones that you DON’T want? There are certain additives that should be avoided because of their effects on the human body. In a situation where you need to be performingRead the Rest…