Butter

Another from the science wasn’t really settled after all files

For years we have been told the science is settled…in climate change. In every other scientific discipline the science is constantly changing. But for climate change we are told the science is settled.

it is also ironic because the warmists who insist that also refuse to accept other science out there like genetic modification, despite that being settled too.

Another area where we are constantly told the science is settled and we should listen to people, especially if they are trying to ban something or prevent us from using it because they know best is in the food industry.

For years we have been told that salt is bad for us (it isn’t, doctors use saline solution after all), butter is bad, eggs are bad, sugar is bad…everything is bad for us and must be controlled, managed and more importantly taxed.

Except it was all wrong…the science wasn’t settled.

For decades they have been blacklisted as foods to avoid, the cause of deadly thickening of the arteries, heart disease and strokes.

But the science which warned us off eating eggs – along with other high-cholesterol foods such as butter, shellfish, bacon and liver – could have been flawed, a key report in the US has found.

Foods high in cholesterol have been branded a danger to human health since the 1970s – a warning that has long divided the medical establishment.    Read more »

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Fongterror product recall

It was pretty bad when Fongterror was putting melamine into Chinese baby food products but now they are putting metal into butter:

Fonterra has recalled two ranges of butter after receiving complaints that metal objects were found in the products.

Fonterra managing director Peter McClure said two isolated complaints had been received and there were no reports of anyone being injured by the “fine metal objects”.

The products being recalled are: 500g Mainland salted butter, with a best before date of January 10, 2013 (batch CV12) and 500g Anchor salted butter with a best before date of January 26, 2013 (batch CV28).

“The voluntary recall is a precautionary measure as there can be no compromise when it comes to product quality or the health and safety of our consumers,” McClure said.

The products should be returned to the point of purchase in their packaging for a full refund and not be consumed, he said.

Don’t their product lines have metal detectors and rare earth magnets to test product for metal objects?