Industrial Food Supply

Farmer Boy II – Born Again Dirt

March 3, 2012
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We just listened to an encouraging interview on Generations with Vision featuring Noah Sanders.  Kevin and Noah layout a good understanding of our current agrarian / economic system and the challenges we face going forward.  Of course if it only threw stones at the current system it would be one thing, but they offer a viable…

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Gooey ammonia-based USDA approved ‘pink slime’ in hamburger meat?

February 1, 2012
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Gooey ammonia-based USDA approved ‘pink slime’ in hamburger meat?

Is the unbelievably, disgusting Frankenstein food industry out of control?  This article is really eye opening.  While McDonalds says they are discontinuing ammonium hydroxide as an ingredient in their hamburger meat, my confidence in mega food industries remains even more skeptical and leery.  I’m all the more resigned to keeping this junk out of my…

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The HVP Recall Ramifications Continue – 750 Tons of Meat Recalled

March 10, 2010
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The HVP Recall Ramifications Continue – 750 Tons of Meat Recalled

Windsor Foods, with operations in Lampasas, Texas, and Oakland, Miss., is recalling approximately 1.7 million pounds of ready-to-eat (RTE) beef taquito and chicken quesadilla products that may be contaminated with salmonella. The packages of beef taquito and chicken quesadilla products contain as an ingredient the specific Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP), which was previously recalled, USDA’s…

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More HVP Food Recall: Kroger Recalls, Trader Joes Recalls and more

March 6, 2010
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More HVP Food Recall:  Kroger Recalls, Trader Joes Recalls and more

Many of you have been following the HVP food recall or Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein recall that has been coming out in the news this week.   Hydrolyzed vegetable protein (HVP) paste and powder distributed by Basic Food Flavors, Inc was contaminated with Salmonella and has caused a nation wide recall on a variety of snack food items,…

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HVP Recall: Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Recall and Food Safety Concerns

March 5, 2010
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HVP Recall:  Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Recall and Food Safety Concerns

If you google Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein, you will be overwhelmed with the amount of articles that show up about the recent recall of a additive, not a food!  This recall is reported to be heading in the direction of the largest food recall in U.S. history.  It’s not the spinach and it’s not the peanuts.…

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Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Food Recall

March 5, 2010
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Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein Food Recall

I ran across this news article today. It’s another food recall except this time it’s a bit more complicated!  How about Salmonella found in a widespread common food additive! WASHINGTON (Reuters) March 5, 2010– U.S. food regulators announced a voluntary recall on Thursday of food made with a common flavoring that could be contaminated with…

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Are You Eating Moldy Tomatoes?

February 26, 2010
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Are You Eating Moldy Tomatoes?

Moldy tomatoes from Kraft, Frito-Lay, B&G Foods, and Safeway could be in your pantry because of a basic weakness in the industrialized food system.  The NY Times reported that SK Foods, one of the nations largest tomato processors, was bribing large corporate buyers to push their rotten tomatoes into your pantry! Over the last 14 months,…

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