18.6 Million Pounds of Meat Recalled in 2014

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Earlier this month, the US Department of Agriculture released a summary of the meat and poultry recalls that were issued throughout 2014 – and the list is a frightening reminder about just how “unwholesome” and unsafe meat can be.  Why exactly did 18.6 million pounds of meat get recalled last year? The risk of pathogens, such as E.Coli, Salmonella, and Listeria, …

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Meat Industry Balks At Proposed Dietary Guidelines

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Meat industry balks at proposed dietary guidelines Last week, the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee issued its proposed nutrition policy for 2015 that has the meat industry crying foul — and The Washington Post calls it the “meat industry’s worse nightmare.” The current proposal, which will soon re-open for public comments, recommends that Americans eat more fruits and vegetables while …


Health Check: What Could be Worse Than Smoking?

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Eating meat and dairy may be just as bad for health as smoking, study says It’s no secret that eating a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, whole grains and other plant-based foods is good for our health – whether we’re young or in our senior years. In just the past couple of years alone, as delicious vegan options keep sprouting …