WARNING: THIS IS GROSS, BUT YOU NEED TO KNOW IT.
Before the first detox in September I told you about pink slime; the unsightly chunks of sinew, cartilage, bone, fascia and other musculoskeletal system innards that are tossed into a centrifuge and end up in YOUR food.
Many people after learning about the pink slime swore off beef.
But it’s not that easy.
You see there is PLENTY of gross stuff in all kinds of processed foods.
Flame Retardant–Laced Soda -The toxic flame retardant chemical brominated vegetable oil, or BVO, was initially used to keep plastics from catching on fire.
Scientists have linked too much BVO to bromide poisoning symptoms like skin lesions, memory loss, and nerve disorders.
For decades, the food industry has been adding it to certain sodas, juices, and sports drinks to keep the artificial flavoring chemicals from separating from the rest of the liquids.
Paint Chemical in Salad Dressing -Titanium dioxide is a component of the metallic element titanium, a mined substance that is sometimes contaminated with toxic lead.
The food industry adds it to hundreds of products to make dingy, overly processed items appear whiter.
Commonly used in paints and sunscreens, big food corporations add it to lots of things we eat too, including processed salad dressing, coffee creamers, and icing. [Read more →]