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There’s metal in your dairy products (titanium dioxide)
Fox News ^ | June 13, 2014 | Nina Elias (Prevention Magazine)

Posted on 06/13/2014 11:59:27 PM PDT by Olog-hai

How about a side of silver with your yogurt? According to an ongoing inventory by the Project on Emerging Nanotechnologies (PEN), 96 food items containing nano-sized particles of titanium dioxide—including many found in the dairy aisle—have hit the market. And that number is up from just eight foods in 2008. […]

So what’s the big deal? In short, too many unanswered questions. In 2012, the FDA released a draft revealing its many safety concerns about nanoparticles in food. Specifically, they worry that nanoparticles alter the bioavailability, or how much your body can absorb of a substance, and may cause unforeseen safety or health issues that aren’t present in traditionally manufactured foods. …

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; Food; Health/Medicine; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: foodcolorants; metaloxides; metalsalts; yogurt
Say, there’s metal in my salt! And not in nanoparticle form either, but far bigger! (The sodium in sodium chloride.)
1 posted on 06/13/2014 11:59:28 PM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

Will Titanium dioxide make me bullet proof?
So, FDA is worried about a nano particle yet is fine with GMO. ok.


2 posted on 06/14/2014 12:15:34 AM PDT by 1_Rain_Drop
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To: Olog-hai

There’s a big difference between oxides and ores, and metal salts, and the pure metal. And different metals cause problems in different forms. Titanium dioxide is *widely* used as a food coloring, and in plenty of other human-interactive applications like sunscreen and makeup. On the other hand, sodium is fairly dangerous in metallic form, but is biologically useful in its salt form when combined with chlorine (another chemical that is horrifically dangerous to life on its own).

As an example in the other direction, pure metallic (elemental) mercury is only modestly harmful by itself, mostly because it emits mercury vapor, but its ethyl and methyl forms are highly bioavailable and permanently damage critical cellular functions.


3 posted on 06/14/2014 12:21:28 AM PDT by Little Pig
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To: Olog-hai

As long as there isn’t any Kryptonite dioxide in it, then I’m safe.


4 posted on 06/14/2014 12:24:17 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: Olog-hai

About 3 out of every 4 dairy cows slaughtered for ground beef has some degree of hardware disease. In most cases it isn’t serious enough to puncture an organ and cause peritonitis, but it is certainly present in trace amounts to beef consumers. I imagine the problem is equally widespread in beef steers as well. You find roofing nails, bailing wire, food packaging ... all kinds of things; you put it in front of them and they will eat it.


5 posted on 06/14/2014 12:29:22 AM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: P-Marlowe

Kryptonite does not form oxides.


6 posted on 06/14/2014 12:31:08 AM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: FredZarguna
Kryptonite does not form oxides.

It does if you mix it with milk.

7 posted on 06/14/2014 12:37:59 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: FredZarguna
Hardware disease?

Are we eating robobeef?

8 posted on 06/14/2014 12:38:27 AM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: P-Marlowe

Nobody does that.


9 posted on 06/14/2014 12:40:50 AM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: FredZarguna
My understanding is that sometimes children are prone to eat things they ought not of a metallic nature, and it is often determined that they have some mineral deficiency.

If cattle ate mostly grass then they would tend to consume a sufficient amount of minerals. However, if they are mostly being fed corn then I could see where they might have mineral deficiencies which they compensate for by eating whatever iron objects are ready to eat.

10 posted on 06/14/2014 12:40:57 AM PDT by who_would_fardels_bear
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Most feedstock eats a certain amount of hardware. Been going on as long as there have been nails. Most farmers don’t even refer to it as “hardware disease,” just as plain ‘ol “hardware.”


11 posted on 06/14/2014 12:42:43 AM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: Olog-hai

If it induced spontaneous healing, obamacare would ban it.


12 posted on 06/14/2014 12:44:35 AM PDT by clearcarbon
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To: FredZarguna
Nobody does that.

First you have to mix the milk with Hershey's syrup, then you slowly add the Kryptonite and it will oxidize into Kryptonite Dioxide. It oxidizes faster if you put in in a blender. But then it becomes unstable. That's how Lex Luther lost his hair.

13 posted on 06/14/2014 12:47:26 AM PDT by P-Marlowe (There can be no Victory without a fight and no battle without wounds)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear
When you are harvesting, storing, transporting, and forking tons and tons of feed per day, bailing wire, nails, staples, fasteners, screws, dust, chunks of wood, chips of concrete and what have you just wind up in the feed. It isn't like pica or deficiency disorders where a human consciously ingests non-food items. A cow consuming a hundred pounds of feed a day is completely unaware of it -- unless it happens to puncture her reticulum, rumen or abomasom.
14 posted on 06/14/2014 12:49:51 AM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: FredZarguna

Never heard of yellowcake kryptonite?


15 posted on 06/14/2014 12:55:22 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: P-Marlowe

So that is why I have insomnia, I’m leaving the Kryptonite out of my bedtime milk?


16 posted on 06/14/2014 1:04:01 AM PDT by grame (May you know more of the love of God Almighty this day!)
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To: Olog-hai

What you do find, and often mentioned on the label, is silicon dioxide. Sometimes that occurs also as sodium aluminosilicate. since I have a B. S. in Ceramic Engineering, I am aware of the significance of these materials.


17 posted on 06/14/2014 1:10:31 AM PDT by imardmd1 (Fiat Lux)
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To: P-Marlowe

18 posted on 06/14/2014 1:15:42 AM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: Olog-hai

I thought Valerie Plame’s husband put an end to those silly rumors years ago...


19 posted on 06/14/2014 1:17:20 AM PDT by FredZarguna (Das ist nicht nur nicht richtig, es ist nicht einmal falsch!)
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To: Olog-hai; FredZarguna
Unlike regular Kryptonite, Yellowcake Kryptonite has a certain percentage of Tar in it... yielding different effects...


20 posted on 06/14/2014 1:46:23 AM PDT by Rodamala
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To: Rodamala

I really hated that III movie, TBH. So much other stuff out of the comic books to mine; I thought that they were going to do more of it after the Phantom Zone criminals appeared in II. (Brainiac? Bizarro? Darkseid? Mr. Mxyzptlk, even??)


21 posted on 06/14/2014 2:04:38 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: Olog-hai

I just swallowed a big bunch of magnesium.

[now I gotta be careful not to scrape along the pavement at high speed]


22 posted on 06/14/2014 2:10:06 AM PDT by Salamander (He ain't heavy, he's my Boa.)
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To: P-Marlowe

LOL!!


23 posted on 06/14/2014 2:56:14 AM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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To: who_would_fardels_bear

Cattle do not willingly eat metal; it is only by happenstance in the harvested grains.


24 posted on 06/14/2014 2:57:42 AM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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To: SgtHooper

An addition, “...and plants such as alfalfa, straw (shouldn’t eat), etc.” Most hay bailing nowadays uses plastic twine and plastic sheets, whereas in the olden days, it was wire, twine, or merely stacked loose.


25 posted on 06/14/2014 3:02:33 AM PDT by SgtHooper (This is not my tag!)
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To: Olog-hai

If you dont know that someone is there because it has no discernible effect, then it is probably not worth worrying about. It is not until someone TELLS you its there that people start worrying about things. For example, if someone placed a cookie on a toilet seat and then put it into a cookie jar, no one would ever be able to tell. If you tell them a cookie in that jar was on a toilet seat they would throw all the cookies away.


26 posted on 06/14/2014 4:05:32 AM PDT by Brooklyn Attitude (Things are only going to get worse.)
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To: Olog-hai
Lots of folks take colloidal silver.

Some folks overdo it, though.


27 posted on 06/14/2014 4:11:18 AM PDT by Larry Lucido
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To: Olog-hai

Well now milk drinkers will be able to honestly say that they have the metal to be marines.


28 posted on 06/14/2014 5:54:35 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Olog-hai

In the olden days they used to add powdered chalk to milk and flour.

Titanium Dioxide? That’s mighty white of them! (subtle artist joke)


29 posted on 06/14/2014 8:53:56 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar (Sometimes you need more than seven rounds, Much more.)
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