Am I the last one to find this out? It turns out that the “celery extract” used in some of the new “natural” processed meats is actually laden with nitrites, the very thing those of us who eschew processed meats are trying to avoid! Here I thought the food companies actually cared about the health of their consumers and were trying to produce healthier products when in fact at best they’re trying to put a positive spin on the same old thing and worst they’re trying to dupe us.
In addition, this past week the US Congress, bowing to pressure from Big Food, decided that pizza could be considered a vegetable for the purpose of children getting healthy food in school cafeterias. For the Saturday Night Live take, check out the video clip here
Shame on them!