Friday, January 17, 2014

Meat From Diseased Animals Approved For Consumers

                                                           *This is why I don't eat meat*

via http://naturalhealthwarriors.com/

WASHINGTON – The federal agency overseeing food inspection is imposing new rules reclassifying as safe for human consumption animal carcasses with cancers, tumors and open sores.

Federal meat inspectors and consumer groups are protesting the move to classify tumors and open sores as aesthetic problems, which permits the meat to get the government’s purple seal of approval as a wholesome food product.

“I don’t want to eat pus from a chicken that has pneumonia. I think it’s gross,” said Wenonah Hauter, director of Public Citizen’s Critical Mass Energy Project. “Most Americans don’t want to eat this sort of contamination in their meals.”

Delmer Jones, a federal food inspector for 41 years who lives in Renlap, Ala., said he’s so revolted by the lowering of food wholesomeness standards that he doesn’t buy meat at the supermarket anymore because he doesn’t trust that it is safe to eat.

“I eat very little to no meat, but sardines and fish,” said Jones, president of the National Joint Council of Meat Inspection Locals, a union of 7,000 meat inspectors nationwide affiliated with the American Federation of Government Employees. He said he’s trying to get his wife to stop eating meat. “I’ve told her what she’s eating.”

5 comments:

  1. Wow, now they have gone to far! That's horrible! I don't eat very much meat due to the bad taste. We just started buying non GMO corn fed meat from a local farmer but cannot afford much of it. That's ok as long as I know its safe. There's enough other organic food to eat:) Thank you for the article. You know, that is also animal abuse.

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  2. I have cut neat for 14 years and have seen this in meat 10 times...there is no way to tell that it is like the picture until you start cutting the lion my bosses always told me to cut steaks and cut around the infected area and make stew meat out of the rest ( other then infected area) publix supermarkets is were I have seen it...

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    1. Ughhh...that's so disgusting! For the last 3 yrs I only eat fish (Atlantic only) and farm raised free roam chicken. When meat inspectors won't even it, well, that should tell people something.

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  3. This is an article from June, 2000.
    The picture source is unknown.

    http://www.snopes.com/photos/food/diseasedmeat.asp

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    1. ....and your point is? The FDA has not recended this policy. You are still eating meat not fit for human consumption. ENJOY

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