Exposing the Fraud of Grocery Store Organic Eggs

Discussion in 'Managing Your Flock' started by MoonShadows, Jan 12, 2016.

  1. shortgrass

    shortgrass Overrun With Chickens

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    So entirely true... Sadly :(

    Big AG makes it almost impossible for a family farm to function anymore without a bank... And the bank wants their profits....

    We have to grow commercial crops just to be able to pay for the ones grown organically, and to feed our livestock, otherwise the whole farm woukd be lost within one generation, since the odds are stacked, 4 cousins out of 23 left on the farm, the rest gone to the "big money"...

    BTW lol, just for interest, we sell our fee range organic eggs for $2.50 a dozen, knowing the ones at the store are pushing $5.00. I don't do the organic for profit, I do it to teach others to do the same ;)
     
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  2. MoonShadows

    MoonShadows The Jam Man

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    LOL. You are right. The average American is so dumbed down these days, it's scary.
     
  3. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    Preaching to the choir here too.....longtime marketing skeptic, marketing/labeling for most products is full of untruths.

    Anyone remember when they started slapping the word 'natural' on food packaging?

    It's actually worse now with the rise in nutrition/ecology awareness,
    marketers thread those buzzwords thru a plethora of loopholes to put them on packages.....
    ....and the sheeple still believe them and 'spread the word'.

    Opened bag of powdered sugar the other day, labeled 'naturally fat free'...geeeezzzsh, SHM.
     
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  4. shortgrass

    shortgrass Overrun With Chickens

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    Wowwwwww ROFL :p
     
  5. JanetMarie

    JanetMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Outright lies, deceptions, using the sheeple for large profit. The sheeple unknowingly suffer, at their own choice, while plugging their ears saying "tell us more lies".
     
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  6. shortgrass

    shortgrass Overrun With Chickens

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    A great example of that...

    I can't remember the fast food chain, but it was recent; I saw an ad on the window to "upgrade your soda to extra large and we will donate 10% to find a cure for diabetes"...


    Ummmm... Ok, I want to move away from this planet... Or at least this country lol :(
     
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  7. jimbob86

    jimbob86 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    When we stop empowering Government (and therefore Big Money) to pick winners and losers, this stuff will straighten itself out.....
     
  8. aart

    aart Chicken Juggler! Premium Member

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    tip o' the iceburg .....and another story altogether.
     
  9. JanetMarie

    JanetMarie Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I'm with you on that.
     
  10. junebuggena

    junebuggena Chicken Obsessed

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