Most people value their health but for some reason they trust the sources of their food perhaps more than they should and this could put their health at risk.
As smart consumers we must never take for granted that the sources of our food are necessarily good or healthy for us.
When it comes to buying fish for example farm raised is not as good as wild fish caught in the ocean. For this reason I only buy Wild Alaskan Salmon rather than farm raised fish. Farm raised fish as a general rule has more mercury and other toxic metals in it than wild fish caught in the ocean. Although with the pollution of the oceans with such oil spills as the one in the Gulf of Mexico and the Fukishima nuclear reactor incident in Japan the oceans may not be safe for much longer.
I read several articles on Google about the health of fish and even one that was defending the eating of tilapia, which said to avoid the fish that came from China . You might notice cerain stores like Albertson's that has a 4-day special of 4 bags of frozen tilapia for the price of one. On the top of the bags you might find a label that reads "farm raised", and on the bottom in small print it might say "China".
I just found the following on SNOPES which is suppose to monitor if something is just a rumor of if in fact there is some substance to a particular story.
Well, here is one to consider:
"I recently saw a Food inspector on TV... He said he had lived overseas and he had seen the filthy conditions their foods are raised and processed in.
It is enough to make you throw up. Some foreign workers have to wear masks as they work in these places, because the food is so rotten and filthy, it makes them want to throw up. Many of their Fish on Fish Farms are fed Raw sewage daily. He said he has seen so much filth throughout their food growing and processing that he would "never" eat any of it. They raise this filth , put some food coloring and some flavorings on it, then they ship it to the USA for YOU to consume and feed to YOUR families. They have no Food & Safety Inspectors. They ship it to you to buy and poison your families and friends."
SNOPES did confirm there are risks to farm raised fish but they didn't tell the whole story like Dr. Joseph Mercola might. Dr. Mercola has warned about farm raised fish for many years now.
I suggest you subscribe to his FREE online Health Newsletter. It could save your life or greater enhance your present health.
You just can not trust most convention medicine and doctors today because they do not study health. They study sickness and disease. In addition most doctors according to Dr. Joel Wallack do not live past 70 which is below the average life expectancy of most Americans either men or women.
Look at Some of the Imported Foods We Eat and the Junk We Buy
Green Giant frozen vegetables are from China , and so are most of Europe 's Best.
Arctic Gardens are Okay. So is Birdseye.
Never buy the grocery store garlic unless it is clearly marked from USA or Canada , the other stuff is grown in people poop (even worse than chicken poop).
China is the largest producer of garlic in the world U.S. is next.
Buy only local honey. A lot of honey is shipped in huge containers from China and re-packed here.
Cold-FX is grown and packed in China and is full of fecal bacteria. Doesn't work anyway, big scam. If the country of origin is not clearly marked beware. If produce, ask an employee.
Watch out for packages which state "prepared for", "packed by" or "imported by". I don't understand the lack of mandatory labeling, especially the produce.
The country of origin should be clearly shown on the item in the store. I go to the local farmers' markets in season and keep a wary eye open the rest of the year.
Please read this very carefully, and read to the very bottom. It's important for all of us.
How is it possible to ship food from China cheaper than having it produced in the U.S. or Canada?
For example the "Our Family" brand of Mandarin oranges says right on the can 'From China'. SO, FOR A FEW MORE CENTS, BUY THE LIBERTY BRAND.
Gold brand or the Dole is from California.
Beware, Costco sells canned peaches and pears in a plastic jar that come from China .
All "High Liner" and most other frozen fish products come from China or Indonesia.
The package may say "Pacific Salmon" on the front, but look for the small print. Most of these products come from fish farms in the orient where there are no regulations on what is fed to these fish.
Recently The Montreal Gazette had an article by the Canadian Government on how Chinese feed the fish: They suspend chicken wire crates over the fish ponds, and the fish feed on chicken s--t.
If you search the internet about what the Chinese feed their fish, you'll be alarmed; e.g., growth hormones, expired anti-biotic from humans. Never buy any type of fish or shellfish that comes from these countries: Vietnam, China , Philippines .
Check this out personally. I did. Steinfeld's Pickles are made in India - just as bad!
Another example is in canned mushrooms. No-Name brand came from Indonesia.
Also check those little fruit cups. They used to be made in Canada in the Niagara region until about 2 years ago. They are now packaged in China !
While the Chinese export inferior and even toxic products, dangerous toys, and goods to be sold in North American markets, the media wrings its hands!
Yet, 70% of North Americans believe that the trading privileges afforded to the Chinese should be suspended!
Well, duh! Why do you need the government to suspend trading privileges?
SIMPLY DO IT YOURSELF, CANADA AND THE U.S. !
Simply look on the bottom of every product you buy, and if it says 'Made in China ' or 'PRC' (and that now includes Hong Kong ), simply choose another product, or none at all. You will be amazed at how dependent you are on Chinese products, and you will be equally amazed at what you can do without.
THINK ABOUT THIS:
If 200 million North Americans refuse to buy just $20 each of Chinese goods, that's a billion dollar trade imbalance resolved in our favor... fast! The downside? Some Canadian/American businesses will feel a temporary pinch from having foreign stockpiles of inventory.
Just one month of trading losses will hit the Chinese for 8% of their North American exports. Then they will at least have to ask themselves if the benefits of their arrogance and lawlessness are worth it.
START NOW and don't stop.
Carlton Pruitt ministers the gospel to the Los Angeles area. Formerly a Hollywood actor (SAG member)and junk removal expert he now spends most of his time studying the scriptures, writing articles, hymns and poems and doing street preaching.
See his videos on http://www.youtube.com Type LAStreetPreacher in the search bar. CONTACT at Carlton2061@gmail.
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