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Family Farm Dinner Shut Down by Health Dept., Food Trashed – Local Police Tell Inspector to Leave Property

Posted on Nov 01, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Quail Hollow Farm by Laura Bledsoe

Farm-to-Fork Dinner Fiasco

What an evening we had this last Friday night! It had all the makings of a really great novel: drama, suspense, anticipation, crisis, heroic efforts, villains and victors, resolution, and a happy ending. Video here.

The evening was everything I had dreamed and hoped it would be. The weather was perfect, the farm was filled with friends and guests roaming around talking about organic, sustainable farming practices. Our young interns were teaching and sharing their passion for farming and their role in it, (a high hope for our future!) and the pig didn’t get loose.

Our guests were excited to spend an evening together. The food was prepared exquisitely. The long dinner table, under the direction of dear friends, was absolutely stunningly beautiful. The music was superb. The stars were bright and life was really good.

And then…

for a few moments, it felt like the rug was pulled out from underneath us and my wonderful world came crashing down. As guests were mingling, finishing tours of the farm, and while the first course of the meal was being prepared and ready to be sent out, a Southern Nevada Health District employee came for an inspection....

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Raw Milk Mothers to Protest FDA with Criminal Act of Transporting Milk Across State Lines

Posted on Oct 27, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Farm Food Freedom

“Don’t turn us into criminals over milk!”

A group of mothers from across the country who feed their children raw milk plan to hold a demonstration to protest the FDA’s crackdown on raw milk production and distribution, arguing that the government campaign not only criminalizes raw milk, but criminalizes the American citizens who buy and consume it.

Hayden’s Note:

I’ve recently gone mostly dairy-free, even though I love milk. I see too many complications and dangers as an adult consuming any animal milk.  Instead, I now only drink coconut or rice milk.  But!  I fully support these moms in their fight against the FDA.  For a good starting point on information about the potential cancer/digestion dangers associated with milk, watch the documentary, “Forks Over Knives.”

Prior to their peaceful demonstration, a caravan of mothers will cross state lines with raw milk and invite FDA to witness what the agency wrongly considers to be a criminal act.  Media are invited to ride along as embedded reporters to report on how the FDA responds to what it wrongly terms a violation of the law....

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Wearing a Pink Ribbon Makes You Feel Good, But Only Benefits Big Pharma’s Slash and Burn Cancer Policy

Posted on Oct 06, 2011 in Featured Articles

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Natural News

During October, there will be runs, walks, and other fund raising schemes for “curing cancer.”  The most notorious fund raiser is the Susan G. Komen for the Cure. They display the most pink within the pink ribbon culture. Their mission statement is a world without breast cancer. So why are they ignoring existing cancer cures?

Pink washing

Woe to any other non-profit fund raising group that uses their event or activity linked to the phrase “… for the cure.” Komen threatens them with lawsuits. It’s okay for Komen’s “corporate partners,” for example KFC’s “Buckets for the Cure” not long ago. One wonders how Komen will protect the word “hope” that they’re using these days.

Komen enlists businesses to display the pink ribbon or color a product pink “(item) for the cure” or “(item) of hope.” This has come to be known as “pink washing”. It involves businesses donating small portions of their sales revenue to Komen. Often the businesses sell products that suppress the immune system or contain carcinogenic ingredients.

Besides KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) there have been many other unhealthy contributors “for the cure.” Some of them sell cosmetics that contain carcinogenic ingredients.

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Studies Conclude GMO Feed Causes Organ Disruption in Animals

Posted on Oct 06, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Natural News (one of my favorites!)

A new paper reviewing data from 19 animal studies shows that consuming genetically modified (GM) corn or soybeans leads to significant organ disruptions in rats and mice, particularly in livers and kidneys (http://www.enveurope.com/content/23…). “Other organs may be affected too, such as the heart and spleen, or blood cells,” stated the paper. In fact some of the animals fed genetically modified organisms had altered body weights, which is “a very good predictor of side effects in various organs.”

Hayden’s Note:

I’ve written extensively about GMO corn and grass-fed cows.  This article is just another study that validates the dangers involved with consuming genetically modified foods.  Not only are cows designed to eat grass, but after feeding them GMO corn and soy, they develop a range of problems.  Those problems effect the steak on your plate.  That’s why many large commercial feedlots use so many antibiotics on their cattle!  If they didn’t, they would be dead after only a few months.  There are numerous other studies that show reproductive issues in 2nd and 3rd generations, sterility in male species, organ failure, spontaneous abortions, and many more side effects....

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Processed Foods Use Large Amount of Wood Pulp and Cellulose With FDA Blessing

Posted on Sep 19, 2011 in Featured Articles, Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: TheStreet.com by Miriam Reimer

The recent class-action lawsuit brought against Taco Bell raised questions about the quality of food many Americans eat each day.

Chief among those concerns is the use of cellulose (wood pulp), an extender whose use in a roster of  food products, from crackers and ice creams to puddings and baked goods, is now being exposed. What you’re actually paying for – and consuming – may be surprising.

Cellulose is virgin wood pulp that has been processed and manufactured to different lengths for functionality , though use of it and its variant forms (cellulose gum, powdered cellulose, microcry stalline cellulose, etc.) is deemed safe for human consumption, according to the FDA, which regulates most food industry products. The government agency sets no limit on the amount of cellulose that can be used in food products meant for human consumption.

[Note: Humans are unable to digest cellulose since we lack the appropriate enzymes to break it down.  This is a food adulterant and another ex ample of the wholly corrupt nature of the federal agency responsible for food safety but continues to prove itself more concerned with corporate profit....

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Study Concludes Gulf War Syndrome Involves Real Brain Damage

Posted on Sep 18, 2011 in Police, Military, & War

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Raw Story

For the last twenty years, veterans of the Persian Gulf War of 1991 have been complaining of a range of ailments, including pain, fatigue, and problems with memory and concentration. And for just as long, the causes have remained uncertain and there has been a tendency by the military to attribute the complaints to post-traumatic stress disorder.

Now a long-term study at the University of Texas in Dallas has used a new technique to measure blood flow in the brains of sufferers and has detected “marked abnormalities” in brain function that can probably be attributed to low levels of exposure to sarin nerve gas. This abnormal blood flow has persisted or even worsened over the eleven years of the study.

“The findings mark a significant advancement in our understanding of the syndrome, which was for years written off by the Defense Department and the Department of Veterans Affairs as a form of combat stress rather than an objectively diagnosable injury,” reports the Dallas Observer.

“Dr. Robert Haley, chief epidemiologist at UT Southwestern, and a cadre of clinicians and researchers, have struggled with the government for some 18 years for research funding and to have the syndrome recognized as a legitimate war injury,” the paper notes....

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11 Reasons Why Goat Milk is Better than Cow’s Milk

Posted on Sep 14, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Global Healing Center

 

The Ultra-Nourishing, Anti-Inflammatory Immune Booster

While cow’s milk remains one of America’s most common daily drinks, it is interesting to note that it may also be the reason why many Americans experience gas, bloating, mucous and other forms of indigestion.

Moreover, in a world where the common cow is pumped full of growth hormones, antibiotics, GMO feed, vaccinations and exposed to toxic conditions, it is no wonder that many humans experience negative effects of consuming pasteurized cow milk.

Goat’s milk is a much healthier alternative, especially if it is consumed raw and from a good organic source. The most common form of milk used on a global scale, it is estimated that around three fourths of the milk consumed worldwide comes from goats, not cows. And most of the people drinking this milk are not fat and do not have allergies or digestive complaints.

The Benefits of Goat Milk

Goat’s milk offers a wide variety of health benefits, with very few of the negative side effects of drinking regular cow milk....

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FDA May Be Getting Ready to Water-Down Your Vitamins and Nutrients

Posted on Sep 09, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Lew Rockwell

It’s been on the docket since 2007 for the Food & Drug Administration to revamp nutrient guidelines for the American population. The FDA says it is close to issuing a new guideline that may water-down essential nutrients in foods and multivitamins.

At issue is whether the FDA will use the relied-upon RDA (Recommended Daily Allowance) that covers the nutrient needs of 98% of the population or the EAR (Estimated Average Requirement) which only addresses the nutrient level needed to meet the needs of 50% of the population.

While the proposed FDA rule is anticipated any time now (it will have to withstand a public comment period), one wonders whether the FDA will take into consideration a newly-published report showing the Estimated Average Requirement (EAR) level would leave many Americans short of meeting their need for essential vitamins and minerals.

Hayden’s Note:

Please see information regarding Codex Alimentarius for further understanding and background information.  This is a topic that is required reading if you are concerned about your health, vitamins or controls placed upon your foods. ...

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FDA Says You Have No Fundamental Right to Grow or Eat Healthy Food, It’s a Privilege

Posted on Sep 07, 2011 in Blog, Editorials, & Thoughts, Featured Articles, Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Truth OfferingTruth Contributor

Here’s a quick follow-up article to the one posted a few days ago about the Rawesome Food Club raid. Carefully read the statement issued by the Food and Drug Administration.

Note: Below, ‘Plaintiffs’ refers to James Stewart, Rawesome’s founder, Sharon Palmer, owner of Healthy Family Farms, and Victoria Bloch. The trio were charged with the production and sale of unpasteurized goat milk, goat cheese, and other products; and with “mislabeling cheese.” They were also charged with four counts of conspiracy to commit a crime.

According to the FDA…

“Plaintiffs’ assertion of a new ‘fundamental right’ to produce, obtain, and consume unpasteurized milk lacks any support in law.

“There is no ‘deeply rooted’ historical tradition of unfettered access to foods of all kinds.”

“Plaintiffs’ assertion of a ‘fundamental right to their own bodily and physical health, which includes what foods they do and do not choose to consume for themselves and their families,’ is similarly unavailing because plaintiffs do not have a fundamental right to obtain any food they wish.”

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FDA Raids Another Amish Farm for the Horrendous Act of Selling Raw Milk to Happy Customers

Posted on Sep 01, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Daily Mail

An Amish farm in Pennsylvania has been stopped from selling contraband milk after a year-long federal government sting operation waste of tax dollars and manpower.

The Rainbow Acres Farm was found to have been smuggling banned unpasteurized milk to customers in Maryland.  Raw milk drinkers claim that pasteurization eliminates good bacteria and changes the taste.  But the Food and Drug Administration say unpasteurised milk can carry harmful bacteria such as salmonella, E.coli and listeria.

The FDA began to look into the farm, owned by Dan Allgyer, when an investigator used aliases to sign up to the farm’s internet group and placed orders for raw milk to be delivered to Maryland.

Sales are illegal in 11 states and the District, with other states having varying restrictions on purchase or consumption.

Karin Edgett, a Washington DC resident, told the Washington Times: ‘I look at this as the FDA is in cahoots with the large milk producers.

‘I don’t want the FDA and my tax dollars to go to shut down a farm that hasn’t had any complaints against it....

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The Dangers and Side Effects of Aspartame

Posted on Aug 25, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

Kevin Hayden – TruthisTreason.net

Source: Dr. Mercola

Aspartame is, by far, the most dangerous substance on the market that is added to foods.

Aspartame is the technical name for the brand names NutraSweet, Equal, Spoonful, and Equal-Measure. It was discovered by accident in 1965 when James Schlatter, a chemist of G.D. Searle Company, was testing an anti-ulcer drug.

Aspartame was approved for dry goods in 1981 and for carbonated beverages in 1983. It was originally approved for dry goods on July 26, 1974, but objections filed by neuroscience researcher Dr John W. Olney and Consumer attorney James Turner in August 1974 as well as investigations of G.D. Searle’s research practices caused the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to put approval of aspartame on hold (December 5, 1974). In 1985, Monsanto purchased G.D. Searle and made Searle Pharmaceuticals and The NutraSweet Company separate subsidiaries.

Aspartame accounts for over 75 percent of the adverse reactions to food additives reported to the FDA. Many of these reactions are very serious including seizures and death. A few of the 90 different documented symptoms listed in the report as being caused by aspartame include: Headaches/migraines, dizziness, seizures, nausea, numbness, muscle spasms, weight gain, rashes, depression, fatigue, irritability, tachycardia, insomnia, vision problems, hearing loss, heart palpitations, breathing difficulties, anxiety attacks, slurred speech, loss of taste, tinnitus, vertigo, memory loss, and joint pain....

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Vitamin D Deficiency Linked to Mental Disorders in Children

Posted on Jul 27, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

TruthisTreason.net – Kevin Hayden

Source: Natural News

A new study shows that children with psychosis and other severe mental health disorders also have twice as much vitamin D deficiency as children who are mentally healthy.

The study, presented to the American Psychiatric Association 2011 Annual Meeting in Honolulu in June by researchers from the Oregon Health and Science University in Portland showed that 21 percent of children with symptoms of severe psychiatric problems had vitamin D levels below what the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends.

Hayden’s Note:

Vitamin D is so easy to obtain.  In fact, it’s free.  Simply stand in sunlight for awhile and our amazing human bodies will convert solar energy into usable human nutrition.  Easy, huh?  Get your kids off the couch, turn off the video games and TV and soak up some vitamin D! 

That level compared with 14 percent of children who participated in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey III, a population-based study that assessed the nutrition and health status of both children and adults in the U.S.

“That is 50 percent more than children in a normal population, so based on our findings this means that 1 out of 5 kids with severe mental illness has low vitamin D levels,” lead investigator Keith Cheng, M.D., told Medscape Medical News....

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Nearly Lost Gerson Tapes Restored, Reveal Censored Cancer Cures that Have Saved Thousands of Lives

Posted on Jul 19, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

TruthisTreason.net – Kevin Hayden

Source: Natural News

Have you heard about the Gerson Tapes?  They’re a collection of interviews and teachings from Charlotte Gerson, who runs the Gerson clinics that have successfully treated thousands of cancer patients with a therapy based on cleansing, detoxification and live foods nutrition.

The treatment is so successful that, even today, thousands of patients from around the world flock to the Gerson clinics in Mexico (www.Gerson.org) to heal themselves of cancer, diabetes, heart disease and other chronic degenerative conditions.

Why are the clinics in Mexico? Because, not surprisingly, U.S. authorities have outlawed all natural cancer treatments in America and even viciously attacked the top scientists who discovered scientifically-valid cancer cures that really work. Want some proof? Watch the shocking documentary “Burzynski” and you’ll be stunned by what you learn.

That documentary is available to be watched, full length, at no charge right now at NaturalNews.TV. Seriously, watch this video and you will be absolutely blown away by how the government has declared war on our country’s best anti-cancer pioneers who could cure millions of people.

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What to Eat While Traveling, Camping or in the Middle of the Ocean – Easy Ideas for Paleo or Primal Diets

Posted on Jul 18, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

TruthisTreason.net – Kevin Hayden

Source: Mark’s Daily Apple via Lew Rockwell

The dedication of my readers to maintain the Primal lifestyle through thick and thin never ceases to impress me. They fly halfway across the world just to go barefoot, eat turkey skin, crawl around on a jungle gym, and hunt for sandcrab carcasses in Oxnard, CA. They research, shop for, and eventually purchase entire chest freezers and then fill the interiors with cow, lamb, and pig pieces. And, if a slew of recent emails is indeed representative of the community at large, they’re deeply committed to eating Primally (Paleo’esque) when traveling, on the road, camping, or in the middle of the ocean. (In the last week I’ve received emails from a band member, a truck driver, a backpacker, and a naval officer.) That’s great, and I’m happy to hear about the dedication, but they weren’t writing in for virtual pats on the back. They wanted cold, hard advice for staying dietarily true in unfamiliar, potentially unfriendly locales, and I thought I’d help out.

So, what is one to do without access to the local grass-fed beef guy, cast iron skillets, bug-eating chicken eggs, and the diner that cooks everything in bacon grease?...

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5 Foods to Naturally Beat Depression Without Big Pharma

Posted on Jul 17, 2011 in Health, Food News, & Big Pharma

TruthisTreason.net – Kevin Hayden

Source: Natural News via Food Matters on Facebook

Drug advertisements and conventional doctors tell the public that depression is caused by an imbalance of a neurotransmitter in the brain called serotonin. This idea makes it seem that drugs that flood the brain with serotonin are the answer to depression, but there is no scientific evidence that drug therapy really works. In studies in which scientists lowered serotonin levels to induce depression, the experiment failed. Other studies found that dramatically increasing serotonin levels in the brain failed to relieve depression. So why do doctors persist in prescribing medications with side effects ranging from mood swings to suicidal or homicidal behaviors when those drugs may not even work?

There are treatment options that can relieve depression without swallowing pills. Many of the symptoms of depression can be directly linked to vitamin and mineral deficiencies in the standard American diet, which is largely comprised of empty carbs, caffeine and sugar. Depression, mood swings and fatigue often have a common cause: poor nutrition. Avoiding depression or recovering from a depressive episode is often as easy as changing your diet and boosting your consumption of key foods that deliver brain-boosting nutrients and help regulate brain chemistry....

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