The Sausalito Marin City School District in California is the first school district in the nation to serve its students completely organic meals.
How far does food travel before you eat it? The average plate full of food on an American table has traveled 1500 miles before arriving on the table.
The holidays often provide fiery, crippling internal battles. We find our usual, healthy selves pitted against a cornucopia of mouthwatering (but unwholesome) goodies. For many of us, it’s a losing battle. But there are reasonable ways to make this Thanksgiving healthy and wholesome. The best news is that you don’t have to starve yourself.
As a method of passing off decayed meat as fresh, meat industries in many countries are treating meat with highly toxic gas. In fact, 70 percent of all beef and chicken within the United States and Canada are subject to the treatment of the poisonous gas known as carbon monoxide. Add this knowledge to the recently exposed ammonia-tainted ‘pink slime’ used in meat being served to millions of people and schoolchildren, and you may be reluctant to ever eat meat again.