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The CHRISTIAN part of the Christian States of America

Some time back, in an article called The WHY of the Christian States of America, I explained the reason why we- our country, that is- needed...

Monday, April 11, 2016

More about the Chinese takeover of food companies...

UPDATE- APRIL 11TH 2016
IN AN EARLIER POST, I STATED THAT SMITHFIELD FOODS, OWNERS OF FARMLAND FOODS, ARMOUR'S, AND OTHER BRANDS, HAS BEEN SOLD TO A CHINESE COMPANY. 
WAL-MART, NOT SURPRISINGLY, HAS SWITCHED MOST OF ITS DELIS TO CARRYING ONLY THE BRANDS OWNED BY SMITHFIELD FOODS. 

ALDI, ALSO CARRIES MOSTLY BRANDS THAT ARE OWNED BY THE SAME CHINESE COMPANY.
AND MOST OF THE LOCAL STORES NEAR WHERE I LIVE HAVE DONE THE SAME. 
(THERE IS A FARMLAND FOODS PACKING PLANT NEAR HERE.)
HOWEVER- I WENT TO A SUPER-TARGET STORE TODAY AND FOUND THAT THEY 
SELL A BRAND CALLED APPLEGATE FARMS.
I RESEARCHED APPLEGATE FARMS AND WAS HAPPY TO DISCOVER THAT THEY ARE OWNED BY HORMEL FOODS.
 HORMEL IS AN AMERICAN COMPANY.
WOO-HOO !  ANOTHER GOOD SOURCE FOR NON-CHINESE (OWNED) MEATS !
I BUY MOST OF MY MEAT FROM MY LOCAL GROCERY STORE WHICH IS OWNED AND OPERATED BY A LOCAL PROCESSOR OF BEEF, PORK, AND DEER MEAT. BUT BEING A VERY SMALL STORE, THEY DON'T CARRY EVERYTHING. SO I SHOP AT OTHER STORES ALSO. 
I LIKE TO SPREAD MY MONEY AROUND.

Thursday, October 2, 2014

Good News About Campbell's Soup products...

In September 2013, the U.S. congress passed a law making it possible for chicken products processed in China to be imported and sold in the U.S. WITHOUT any labelling stating that it came from China. I was concerned because of China's unacceptable record in the area of food and consumer product safety. So I quit buying all but fresh chicken that I cook myself. That meant that I also quit buying any canned soup containing chicken. But I still wondered about it, so I emailed Campbell's Soup company about the subject. Today, I got the following

                             
Dear XXXXXXX,
Thank you for contacting Campbell's products.

The chicken used in our products in the US are raised and processed in the US.

Our holistic approach to food safety from start to finish makes Campbell a leader in food safety. We’re committed to using the best available monitoring and protection technologies.

We’ve developed and are continuously improving food safety and quality control systems that meet the highest standards in the industry. We verify the safety of the ingredients and finished products using analytical tests, microbiological assays and investigations of packaging integrity. We require that our suppliers and vendors know where their ingredients come from, and have exacting control and monitoring programs in place.

Thank you for visiting the Campbell Soup Company website.

Campbell Soup Company Web Team
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This is very good news to me ! Woo-hoo !