Yikes! “Pink slime,” or “lean, finely textured beef” filler treated with ammonia to kill bacteria, has been making the headlines recently in response to the U.S. Department of Agriculture decision to make 7 million pounds of ground beef containing “pink slime” available to school districts for use in school meals.
Spiking rates of birth defects in Kauai, Hawaii are suspected to be due to dramatically elevated pesticide usage on genetically engineered corn. http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/09/08/pesticides-threaten-human-health.aspx
New Health Rankings: Of 17 Nations, U.S. Is Dead Last
Americans are sick and getting sicker. Researchers were surprised to find a "strikingly consistent and pervasive" pattern of poorer health at all stages of life. Compared to people in other developed nations, we endure some of the worst rates of heart disease, lung disease, obesity, and diabetes. Why is this? We're dying to know! www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2013/01/new-health-rankings-of-17-nations-us-is-dead-last/267045/