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~Would You Like A Live Virus With That?

On Friday, August 18, 2006, the FDA approved a viral cocktail to be sprayed on foods we eat. This is the first time viruses have been approved for use as food additives. The FDA wants you to believe it will be safe to consume these viruses every day for the rest of your life with no adverse health effects. This is a monumental announcement by the FDA, indicating they are throwing all caution to the wind regarding the safety of our food supply.
Are you willing to stand in line for a virus-laden sandwich? How do you like the idea of buying virus-infested food for your family? The first virally contaminated foods entering our food supply with the blessings of the FDA will be luncheon meat and poultry. Live viruses will be sprayed on foods such as cold cuts, sausages, hot dogs, sliced turkey, and chicken.

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Asked by Its.Me.Again at 7:10 PM on Jun. 8, 2009 in Food & Drink

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  • The FDA wants to conduct this experiment on our food supply to protect a small minority, only about 2500 people who are made seriously ill by this infection each year.

    The ill are mostly pregnant women, elderly with compromised immunity, and small children. It would be a lot more to the point if the FDA would simply warn such people that eating these foods, due to their poor quality of production, may be dangerous.

    What the FDA should really do is improve the quality of our food supply, the true source of the problem.

    Why expose millions of Americans to an unproven ingestion of live viruses for the benefit of so few?

    Answer by Its.Me.Again at 7:20 PM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • "Wants to"? they already are. YUM.

    Answer by Its.Me.Again at 7:23 PM on Jun. 8, 2009


    Answer by Anonymous at 7:27 PM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • The FDA Certainly Knows There Are Risks

    The FDA had some concerns about the amount of bacterial endotoxin in the Intralytix product before it is sprayed; however, FDA tests apparently showed that the product was adequately purified and so they declared it safe if used as approved. Will the FDA diligently monitor the quality of this product once it is on the market, or will it go the path of many FDA-approved drugs that the agency can’t keep track of?

    There is certainly a risk that humans will be exposed to excessive amounts of endotoxin. This could come from the manufacturing of the viral cocktail, the interaction of the viruses with bacteria after being sprayed on food, and/or the interaction of the viruses with bacteria in the digestive tract.

    The human immune system is highly reactive and sensitive to bacterial endotoxins, they provoke allergy, asthma, autoimmune problems, and elevate cholesterol.

    Answer by Its.Me.Again at 7:44 PM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • eew

    Answer by Glickstein at 8:16 PM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • YUMMY!!!!!!!!!! If you haven't noticed, everything you eat, drink and breath is bad for you. We all die sometime and I will do it on my terms and I will be happy when I die. Life is too short to worry all the time.

    Answer by tyfry7496 at 10:42 PM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • what benifit is there from it then, that they would want to achieve by spraying food with a virus -- population control?? can you share your newsource please?

    Answer by AmaliaD at 11:09 PM on Jun. 8, 2009

  • I think a couple of you have had too much of the stuff already. Tyfry, that's the way to look at it, you make a lot of sense, NOT. You're right about one thing, life is too short. Have a sandwich, enjoy. Don't worry, be virus and all in your body, but that's on your "terms", right?

    Amalia, Dear...Go to the FDA site, or type in search-FDA approves live virus spray for food, could copy & paste the sites I have listed here. *wink


    Answer by Its.Me.Again at 1:10 AM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • Yet another reason to stop eating meat. Under the Bush administration, FDA inspectors were cut by more than half.

    Answer by rkoloms at 7:33 AM on Jun. 9, 2009

  • yuck and gross and i beleive people are stupid for putting viruses on foods but u never know the person who prepared or made the food could have given our meat and or other products some time of bacteria virus so germs and viruses live every where anyways !!!

    Answer by ohmama213 at 8:26 AM on Jun. 9, 2009

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