You-can-thank-antibiotics-for-all-the-cheap-meat. Is-meat-making-us-obese. When we think of obesity, we typically think of poor diet, excessive sugar and insufficient exercise.
We probably don’t think of meat consumption as playing a role. But, new research assessing meat consumption and obesity rates in 170 countries worldwide found that excessive meat consumption may be contributing to obesity as much as excessive sugar consumption. Researchers from the University of Adelaide, Australia, found that excessive meat consumption is contributing to the prevalence of global obesity as much as excessive sugar consumption. They also found that the availability of sugar contributed to the same incidence of obesity as the availability of meat in a particular country. They published their study in the Journal of Nutrition and Food Sciences and in the online medical journal BMC Nutrition. Cash investigation en replay. Tell USDA to Promote Sustainable Diets. Stop importing Paraguayan beef: Russian restaurants warned. The destruction of the Ayoreo’s forest for beef production threatens to wipe out the uncontacted Ayoreo-Totobiegosode. © Survival International Russia’s top restaurants have been urged to stop using beef from Paraguay, to prevent the rapid destruction of the forest home of an uncontacted tribe by cattle ranchers.
Russia is the principal importer of beef from Paraguay. Brazilian ranching company Yaguarete Pora S.A. which exports to Russia, has repeatedly been captured on satellite imagery illegally bulldozing vast tracts of Paraguay’s Chaco forest. The Chaco is home to the uncontacted Ayoreo-Totobiegosode tribe, one of the most vulnerable societies on the planet. If contact between ranch workers and members of the tribe occurs, uncontacted Ayoreo could be wiped out by diseases like flu and measles to which they have no resistance. In June 2014 Survival launched an advertising campaign in Russia, warning consumers of the dangers the beef industry poses to the lives of uncontacted Ayoreo. E.Leclerc : cessez de nous vendre de la dinde à l'eau ! Ce jour-là, sur ma liste de courses, j'avais noté "blanc de dinde".
Un produit simple, sain, pratique et apprécié par toute la famille. Comme tout le monde, lorsque je pousse mon chariot entre les rayons du supermarché, je suis frappée par le nombre de produits à ma disposition : 15 000, 20 000, 30 000 références ! Au moment du choix, c'est donc souvent l'emballage qui me permet de trancher. Le blanc de dinde Marque Repère des enseignes E.Leclerc semble avoir tout pour lui. How Red Meat Changes Your Gut Bacteria To Cause Heart Disease. It isn’t news that eating red meat can cause heart disease, but this part is new: if a vegetarian or vegan were to eat red meat, the meal would not trigger the process that causes disease because their bodies are different than meat-eaters’ bodies, according to a 2013 study.
It turns out that it isn’t the fat or salt in red meat that kill; it’s the way meat changes the human body’s composition, resulting in hardened arteries. Let’s call it Revenge of the Cow. The Revenge begins with L-carnitine, a chemical found in red meat. When a meat-eater’s gut microbes get hold of it, they work together to produce trimethylamine N-oxide, which, mercifully, is known by its initials: TMAO. It is TMAO that hardens arteries. Should We Fight Climate Change By Taxing Meat? This story originally appeared in the Guardian, and has been reproduced here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.
Meat should be taxed to encourage people to eat less of it, so reducing the production of global warming gases from sheep, cattle and goats, according to a group of scientists. Several high-profile figures, from the chief of the UN's climate science panel to the economist Lord Stern, have previously advocated eating less meat to tackle global warming. The scientists' analysis, published in the journal Nature Climate Change, takes the contentious step of suggesting methane emissions be cut by pushing up the price of meat through a tax or emissions trading scheme.
"Influencing human behaviour is one of the most challenging aspects of any large-scale policy, and it is unlikely that a large-scale dietary change will happen voluntarily without incentives," they say. Emissions from livestock account for 14.5% of all human-caused greenhouse gases, according to the UN. Bruxelles renonce à la traçabilité alimentaire pour ne pas fâcher les USA.
Un an après le scandale des lasagnes au cheval, la traçabilité de la viande reste un mirage. Du cheval dans les lasagnes au boeuf!
Le scandale d'ampleur européenne a révélé l'opacité des circuits dans l'agroalimentaire sans que la transparence promise soit 100% garantie un an après. Le «horsegate» démarre par l'Angleterre en janvier 2013 avant que la tromperie ne soit découverte en France le mois suivant, à la veille du Salon de l'Agriculture, et n'éclabousse rapidement l'Europe: au total, plus de 4,5 millions de plats frauduleux ont été écoulés dans 13 pays, le public découvre effaré l'existence de «traders» en viande dont les affaires passent par Chypre, les Pays-Bas ou la Roumanie et celle du «minerai de viande», aggloméré de bas morceaux hachés vendus le plus souvent congelés.
A Consumer Guide for Boycotting Factory Farms: Part One. For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's Factory Farming page, Food Safety Research Center page and our Health Issues page.
Editor’s note: This is the first in a series of articles on how to boycott factory farms. Following the introduction, this first installment focuses on how to find alternatives to the milk produced by large CAFO (Confined Animal Feeding Operations) dairies. There are plenty of reasons to boycott factory farms, including the top two: your health and animal welfare. But the big-picture reason is this. The only way to feed the world and restore climate stability is to restore efficiency to our food system. Today, our factory farm food system is inherently inefficient. We must end factory farming. Buy direct from farms. . • LocalHarvest.org • RealMilk.com • EatWild.com. Viandes et produits laitiers associés au risque de diabète. Les femmes ayant un régime acidifiant, riche en viandes et produits laitiers, sont plus susceptibles de développer un diabète de type 2.
D’après une étude française parue dans Diabetologia, limiter les protéines animales tout en favorisant les fruits et légumes réduirait fortement le risque de diabète. Meat-based diets linked with type 2 diabetes; vegans everywhere get smug. A 14-year study has — SHH!
Please stop crowing, “Meat causes diabetes! Dangers of Trans Fat. Trans fats are bad.
They may increase one’s risks of heart disease, sudden death, diabetes—and even aggression. Trans fat intake has been associated with overt aggressive behavior, impatience, and irritability. Trans fats are basically found in only one place in nature: animal fat. The food industry, however, found a way to synthetically create these toxic fats by hardening vegetable oil in a process called hydrogenation, which rearranges their atoms to make them behave more like animal fats. Although most of America’s trans fat intake has traditionally come from processed foods containing partially-hydrogenated oils, a fifth of the trans fats in the American diet used to come from animal products—1.2 grams out of the 5.8 total consumed daily. Le fer de la viande augmenterait le risque d'infarctus. More Meat Equals More Inflammation.
OK, the link between higher amounts of meat and inflammation isn’t exactly news to most people but it’s always great when research backs up our understanding: eating more meat spells higher inflammation levels in the body. That’s the conclusion of scientists at the Department of Nutrition and Food Sciences, Nutritional Epidemiology at the University of Bonn in Germany. They examined 46 studies to assess markers of inflammation, particularly a substance known as C-reactive protein.
C-reactive protein has been linked in other research as a precursor to serious, chronic diseases like heart disease. Meat industry doesn’t want to tell you where your meat comes from. Undercover in an Industrial Slaughterhouse. The ramp at the Cargill beef plant leads 5,100 cattle to their deaths every day, and journalist Ted Conover wanted to know why it had such an overwhelming ammonia odor.
“Why does it smell so bad?” He asks a slaughterhouse worker. The worker tells him the cattle are frightened. “They don’t want to die,” he explains. This conversation is the opening salvo from journalist Ted Conover’s article “The Way of All Flesh,” which appeared in the May 2013 issue of Harper’s Magazine. In late 2012, Conover embedded himself in a slaughterhouse in Schuyler, Nebraska by becoming an inspector for the U.S.
Inside a Slaughterhouse It’s a fascinating, often disturbing, sometimes dreadful story. You Won't Believe What's in Your Turkey Burger. Back in August 2011, the agribusiness giant Cargill recalled a stunning 36 million pounds of ground turkey tainted with antibiotic-resistant salmonella that had come from a single processing facility in Arkansas, a failure that eventually sickened 136 people and killed another. The company shut down the plant, tweaked its process (mainly by adding to and "intensifying" its system of spraying meat with antimicrobial fluid), and quickly reopened it. Within a month, the company had to recall another 108,000 pounds of ground turkey from the same plant, because it was infected with the same strain of superbug salmonella.
DOSSIER VIANDE : Documentaire sur la consommation de viande, la transformation climatique, la santé. Eating Meat Kills People. So Why Do We Keep Eating It? Editor’s Note: This post is a Care2 favorite, brought back by popular demand. It was originally published on April 23, 2013. What’s bugging your meat? Shit and antibiotics, probably. De la viande périmée remise en vente dans un supermarché auvergnat. Viande de cheval: Peut-on encore avoir confiance dans ce que l'on mange? La crise de la viande de cheval pourrait bien jeter le doute sur toute la filière viande, voire sur toute notre alimentation.
Trois enfants hospitalisés à Bordeaux après avoir consommé des steaks hachés. L’UE autorise les poulets chlorés ! - une vidéo Actu et Politique. Harvard's Meat and Mortality Studies. MUST ! LA VIANDE HUMAINE !. NOUVEAUTE !!!! Saumons aux pesticides - - Empoisonnement alimentaire - Cancer - part 1/8. 5 More Shocking Reasons To Avoid Fast Food [Infographic]
Effets des anti-biotiques sur les animaux - part 6/8. Les nuggets au poulet sans leur maquillage. Ceci est du poulet séparé mécaniquement. Rendered Animal Wastes In Our Food Chain. The media is all abuzz with contradictory rumors and statements after a case of mad-cow disease (or bovine spongiform encephalopathy, BSE) was found this week in California. The beef industry assures there’s nothing to worry about. Understandably, consumers are confused. Here is the first thing to bear in mind: mad-cow disease is the tip of a nasty iceberg called feeding-livestock-’rendered’-animal-wastes. These include slaughterhouse wastes, animals that died before slaughter, supermarkets and restaurants refuse, as well as waste from animal farms including manure and poultry litter.