Roundup and Link Love: Guess Which Foods Are Dangerous Now

  1. leafy greens
  2. eggs
  3. tuna
  4. oysters
  5. potatoes
  6. cheese
  7. ice cream
  8. tomatoes
  9. sprouts
  10. berries

Are you kidding me? Leafy greens? Sprouts? Berries? Tuna? Ice cream I can understand but how did tomatoes get on the list of “bad foods?” Berries? Please…

According to scientists at the Center for Science in the Public Interest,

“…these foods, all of them regulated by the Food and Drug Administration, [were listed because of] the number of outbreaks associated with them since 1990, and also the number of recorded illnesses.”

Sigh. Maybe someone needs to tell these “scientists” that living is dangerous to your health. In a recent study conducted by The Wisdom Journal, 100 percent of all people expect to die someday …

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