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  2. May 1, 2019

What's Hiding in Chicken?

It’s not just chicken that you're eating!

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On this episode of The Exam Room Podcast™, Neal Barnard, M.D., joins “The Weight Loss Champion” Chuck Carroll to discuss the disgusting truth about the chicken products in grocery stores. It doesn’t matter if it’s white or dark meat—odds are that it’s covered in feces! We know because we hired independent investigators to buy chicken from stores around the country and test it for the presence of fecal matter. What they found was stomach churning!

You’ll also learn the filthy facts about “fecal soup.” It’s far from being good for the soul, but is found in poultry processing plants nationwide.

Dr. Barnard and Chuck also detail why the safety measures currently in place to prevent feces from contaminating your food are failing miserably.

Mark Kennedy, Esq., the Physicians Committee’s vice president of legal affairs, tries to clean up the dirty talk by detailing a lawsuit filed against the USDA that is dominating headlines! The Washington Post, CNN, Fox News, USA Today, The Daily Mail, and dozens of other outlets are reporting on the Physicians Committee’s suit that seeks to force the agency to step up its game and stop ignoring concerns over fecal contamination.

But poop isn’t the only concern when it comes to chicken. Steve Neabore, M.D., returns to the show to discuss how cooking meat over an open flame causes cancer-causing compounds to form. Plus, you’ll find out which meat has the highest levels of carcinogens.

Upcoming Events

The Kickstart Intensive will be held May 10-11 in Washington, D.C., and will walk you through the transition to a plant-based diet step by step. You'll learn everything from how a plant-based diet can help you lose weight and lower the risk for chronic health problems to what to buy at the grocery store. Plus, Dr. Barnard, Chuck, Lee Crosby, R.D., and scores of other nutrition experts will be there to motivate you and get you going on your plant-based journey.

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