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Vegan Cheese Company Daiya Isn’t So “Vegan” Anymore

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To many people who become “vegan,” it’s not so much a diet as it is a lifestyle. This means not only eating cruelty-free foods, but reflecting that philosophy in your everyday choices and actions as well.

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Here at CE, we encourage people to vote with their dollar. If you dislike the actions of a company, one of the best ways to “fight” said company is to simply not support them. After all, without demand, there would be no need to supply consumers.

For those of us who avoid or don’t consume dairy, the vegan food company Daiya provides numerous dairy-free cheese alternatives, and is well-known throughout the vegan community given their wide range of products free from dairy, gluten, and soy.

However, Daiya was recently acquired by the international Big Pharma company Otsuka for CA $405 million. This speaks a lot about Daiya as a company, whose core values claim to include both health and animal welfare. Not only is Otsuka a pharmaceutical giant that creates numerous drugs with dangerous side effects, but they also test on animals.

To me, if a company tests on animals, they are not vegan. 

Details of Otsuka’s Acquisition of Daiya Foods

According to the statement issued on the acquisition, acquiring Daiya “expands Otsuka’s product portfolio, adding a new category of plant-based products in North America, and provides Daiya with a like-minded partner with expertise in consumer brands, R&D and manufacturing, and global markets.”

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There’s no question that it was a smart business move for Otsuka. Daiya has been thriving as a company and the popularity of plant-based diets has risen consistently over the past decade. Adopting them will likely be a necessary shift in the future to not only save our environment and our health but also to satisfy increasing global food demand.

Terry Tierney, Daiya’s CEO, considers the acquisition to be an “honour.”

“With aligned values and vision, Daiya and Otsuka have a tremendous opportunity to bring the incredible benefits of a plant-forward lifestyle to people around the world,” Tierney said.

“Our partnership with Otsuka enables us to leverage their expertise and vast resources to continue growing our line of great-tasting, allergy-friendly food products that have delighted consumers for more than 10 years.”

His wording seems strange, given that their values are far from being aligned. Many vegans choose to eat plant-based because they’re interested in improving their overall health, which doesn’t align with the values of most pharmaceutical companies. It’s no secret that Big Pharma often creates pills with adverse side effects because they profit off of sick people. This is not an industry most health advocates support wholeheartedly.

Additionally, Otsuka tests on animals, which means they are directly contributing to animal cruelty.

Animal testing is unnecessary, yet countless companies continue to use it because it’s still considered a “norm” within many industries, including Big Pharma. As a result, you have animals being brutally tortured by way of drug addiction, skin burns, crushed spinal cords, tumour growth, forced blindness or deafness, seizures, poison, and far more.

As a result, people all over the world are boycotting Daiya to show the company that their recent acquisition is not something they will support. There’s even a change.org petition titled “Keep Daiya Vegan,” which you can sign here. People are claiming that Daiya has “sold out” and that their values don’t reflect those that are so strongly held by much of the vegan community.

It’s not just the public, even vegan businesses that use Daiya products in their kitchens are boycotting them. The Toronto-based vegan pizzeria, Apiecalypse Now, goes through a whopping 20 cases of Daiya cheese per week, an amount that no other supplier can satisfy. In response to the recent acquisition, Apiecalypse Now will be donating all proceeds from the sale of Daiya in their restaurant to a local animal sanctuary because they do not feel comfortable profiting in any way from animal testing.

This specific pizzeria is the largest single purchaser in Canada of Daiya products outside of grocery stores. Although this is only an interim solution during Daiya’s transition period, they are encouraging the public to sign the petition to stop this acquisition. This is a real problem for vegan businesses.

To me, Daiya’s actions suggest to the public that “if you don’t sell out, you can’t become a successful global business,” which is simply untrue. Remaining in alignment with your values is precisely the definition of success we should all be pushing. No amount of money can justify a poor moral decision.

Final Thoughts

This acquisition is an important lesson on being the change. If you want the world to be a brighter place, full of healthier people and less violence, then we need to set that example for others.

To me, Daiya sold out to a Big Pharma company. However, there are many other vegan companies that are still thriving, without compromising their beliefs. It’s entirely possible to achieve success without abandoning your morals, and to me, you cannot be successful if you’re making unethical decisions and going against your core values.

This could also be seen as a push for many vegans to consume less vegan junk food. At the end of the day, Daiya products aren’t necessarily good for your body, as they’re extremely high in fat and full of processed ingredients. Though they’re certainly better for your health than many animal products, they’re still not “healthy” per se.

So, instead of supporting Daiya, perhaps try some nut cheeses or other healthier vegan alternatives instead!

 

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Long Time NSA Intelligence Official Shares His Thoughts About Supposed “Russian Hacking”

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In Brief

  • The Facts:

    A longtime NSA official William Binney shares why the Russian hacking story is full of flaws and lies, and why the NSA is really 'spying' on people.

  • Reflect On:

    Why does the United States have a long history of blaming another country with completely false allegations? In this case, it's because the establishment really wanted Hillary Clinton to win so they could continue with their agenda.

Hearing about all of this Russian hacking, Trump, and politics, in general, these days seems to be like eating the same type of food every night, you literally get sick of it. This begs the question, should we even pay attention to it? Of course, we should, the political realm and the corporate stranglehold over it (and above that sit the financial elite) are taking advantage of us because WE are the ones that allow this entire charade to continue. It would be the same thing as not paying attention to the fact that pharmaceutical drugs are killing many people. There are many examples. To simply ignore it allows those ridden with the disease of power to keep taking advantage of us.  One thing is for sure, our so-called “leaders” don’t seem to care. Sure, they gather at summits every year to supposedly discuss solutions to the global problems, but solutions have been in existence for decades and nothing seems to happen. This alone should make every single person question what’s really going on behind the scenes because nothing seems to really make any sense at all.

It also forces one to come up and create solutions within their own life, and start creating change that way, by doing their best to be it.

This article sheds light on one common problem that’s existed for decades, and that’s the constant blaming of Russia, as well as other governments and global politicians for problems that don’t even exist. Perhaps the best example would be 9/11 and Iraq, or the recent supposed chemical gas attacks in Syria, and much more. Each is an example for humanity to wake up and see what’s really going on, because it keeps on happening over and over again, and to stop it, awareness is key, human consciousness is key…

It’s always critical to look at the information that’s not coming from mainstream media sources, and if you do, you will find multiple ex-intelligence agents and employees saying the exact opposite of what’s presented within the mainstream media. You can also find hard evidence to corroborate these statements, unlike the ones that come from mainstream media. These are brave people, who chose to share truth rather than sticking to their national security oaths, simply because “national security” has now become a term used to justify completely immoral action, like mass surveillance, for example.

JFK warned us about national security becoming a term that is used to keep everything a secret, hidden away from public knowledge.

One great example of one of these brave people would be would be William Binney, a high ranking NSA intelligence official who worked decades for the agency that blew the whistle on the NSA surveillance programs. He was the subject of an FBI investigations raid, which included a raid on his home in 2007. He was the one before Snowden and revealed that since 9/11 the agency has intercepted trillions of communications. He made headlines when he resigned in 2001 after 9/11, having worked more than thirty years for the agency. He was a leading code-breaker against the Soviet Union during the Cold War and was repelled by the United States’ massive surveillance programs.

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He is still outspoken today, stating that the ultimate goal of the NSA is “total population control.” And again, it’s not just him, it’s many others. According to Binney, all of the allegations against Russia have been completely false.

This isn’t surprising, Hillary Clinton was supposed to win, her speeches were written by Goldman Sachs (Wikileaks), all she represented was a mouth-piece for the corporations, and the entire military-industrial complex, a mouthpiece for the terror war industry, and much much more. The level of corruption with Hillary and within the DNC was off the charts.

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders were the only two who showed authenticity not connected to power, regardless of how that authenticity was perceived by others….

Binney recently did an interview with Dennis J. Bernstein, an American producer and co-host of the radio news program, Flashpoints Radio on Pacifica Radio, where he explains why Russian Hacking the election was impossible.

Bernstein: So if, in fact, the Russians were tapping into DNC headquarters, the NSA would absolutely know about it.

Binney: Yes, and they would also have trace routes on where they went specifically, in Russia or anywhere else.  If you remember, about three or four years ago, the Chinese hacked into somewhere in the United States and our government came out and confirmed that it was the Chinese who did it, and it came from a specific military facility in Shanghai.  The NSA had these trace route programs embedded by the hundreds across the US and all around the world.

The other data that came out from Guccifer 2.0, a download from the DNC, has been a charade.  It was a download and not a transfer across the Web.  The Web won’t manage such a high speed.  It could not have gotten across the Atlantic at that high speed.  You would have to have high capacity lines dedicated to that in order to do it. They have been playing games with us.  There is no factual evidence to back up any charge of hacking here.

You can read that entire interview here. you can watch another interview with him discussing the issue below.

In the interview, he goes on to state:

Bernstein:  It was initially put out that seventeen intelligence agencies found compelling evidence that the Russians hacked into our election.  You’re saying it was actually selected individuals from just three agencies.  Is there anything to the revelations that FBI agents talked about taking action to prevent Trump from becoming president?

Binney: It certainly does seem that it is leaning that way, that is was all a frame-up.  It is a sad time in our history, to see the government working against itself internally.

Bernstein:  I take it you are not a big supporter of Trump.

Binney:  Well, I voted for him.  I couldn’t vote for a warmonger like Clinton.  She wanted to see our planes shooting down Russian planes in Syria.  She advocated for destabilizing Libya, for getting rid of Assad in Syria, she was a strong backer of the war in Iraq.

Acknowledging that Russia had nothing to do with the election results goes to show the level of corruption within politics. It’s a game where allegations are thrown around within its own country, as well as globally. There are massive divides within the American government itself, a Deep State.

Here’s a little clip of him on RT at the end of last year. The interview above is more recent, and the feelings haven’t seemed to change.

William Binney is a hero. Just like Edward Snowden, Sibel Edmonds, and many many more.

The quote below is from Kevin Shipp, taken from the interview written about and soured in this article, another veteran of the CIA. It expresses why the Deep State wants Donald Trump out, because he’s not a puppet for them, like Hillary was, it explains why they instantly made up the Russia hacking allegations…

There is essentially a civil war involving parts of senior management and upper parts of our government that is occurring in the United States. It’s between the ‘Dark’ side and the ‘Constitutional’ side. There has never been anything like this in history. It is extremely serious, and this is an extremely serious hour for our government and especially for our constitutional freedoms. . . . This essentially is a global criminal cabal that has penetrated into our government and now has senior-level officials colluding and, I would argue, conspiring to unseat this president.

 

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The Solution To Global Food Shortages, Contamination & Inflated Prices?

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  • The Facts:

    Modern agriculture is not sustainable for our planet and is damaging our soil, depleting it of all its nutrients. We are needing more and more pesticides and chemical fertilizers to grow our crops. Aquponics is one much more sustainable option.

  • Reflect On:

    If we have the means to grow an abundance of food for everyone that wouldn't cause damage to the soil, or feed us unnecessary poisons, why wouldn't we?

There is no doubt about it, a growing problem today with food shortages and inflated food prices across the globe exists. For a long time, the answer to these issues has been the implementation of genetically engineered crops, according to many mainstream scientists at least. Unfortunately, this method of farming is contaminating our soil and depleting it of its nutrients, which are essential for growing vitamin-rich foods. The vast amount of chemical pesticides that are sprayed on genetically modified crops make it next to impossible to grow anything else and especially without the use of these pesticides. Considering there are much more natural, and efficient ways of growing ample amounts of the food we need to survive, one might wonder why we haven’t begun to implement these technologies on a mass scale.

Vortex Aquaponics

One of these solutions is a method of growing produce, known as aquaponics. One company, in particular, Vortex Aquaponics has made it their goal to grow an abundance of organic food and even produce clean fish, all without the use of pesticides or chemical fertilizers. Their objectives are:

  • Efficiently grow plants with a systematic process that is conducive to the local area
  • Produce non-contaminated mineral dense fruits, vegetables, and fish, with full lab tests
  • Create a streamlined process to sell and distribute small to large aquaponics systems
  • Offer complete aquaponics education programs to offer to the public and new customers

Is It Time For A Complete Overhaul On Our Current Food Production System?

Perhaps surprisingly a recent Consumer Reports survey showed that 84% of American consumers purchase organic food. This is great news, and it could signify the beginning of the end of genetically modified foods if organic food producers are able to keep up with the demand. Supply shortages are one of the greatest threats facing the industry today. Sales of organic food make up four percent of the total food sales while the amount of acreage devoted to organic agriculture is less than one percent of total U.S. land used for agriculture.

What Is Aquaponics?

According to Vortex Aquaponics,

“Aquaponics” the combination of Aquaculture (culture of fish) and Hydroponics (culture of plants without soil) integrated into a single agricultural system that works in many climates yielding an abundant amount of organic vegetation and edible fish.

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Why choose Vortex Aquaponics?

  • Up to 10 times more production in the same amount of space horizontally without the plants being overcrowded.
  • Requires approximately 1/4 the labor of almost all other food production methods.
  • Virtual elimination of weeds, pests, diseases, viruses and pathogens for both aquatic and plant life alike
  • 100% free of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, fungicides and other toxic chemicals
  • No watering plants! The aquaponics system uses 98% less water than normal.   Because the water is constantly re-circulating, and you do not lose any to soil absorption. The roots of your plants are constantly submerged in nutrient-rich water and you never have to worry about watering your plants again.
  • Multiple Sources of Income: Selling the plants, finished products, raising fish, selling seeds, etc..
  • Plants grow twice as fast.  The plants are getting nutrients 24/7 and don’t have the stress of traditional soil grown plants.
  • Uses up to 70% less Energy than traditional growing methods.
  • Many useful by-products are created that can be used to produce other crops, fruit trees, soils, biofuels and renewable energy

How Does This Actually Work?

All of the materials that are used by aquaponics systems align with their eco-friendly vision and include

1.  Vertical growing columns (Aquapot Vertical Towers): These are used for green leafy veggies and herbs
2.  Media Beds: For vines and larger crops such as tomatoes, cucumbers, fruiting plants, and root vegetables
3.  Fish Tanks: For raising the fish of your choice
4.  Solids Collector: For keeping the system clean
5.  De-Gasser: For putting oxygen back into the system
6.  Water Pump: For pumping the water up to the top of the column and recirculating the water
7.  Air Pump: Provides oxygen for the plants and the fish
8. Dome Greenhouse or hoop house

Vortex aquapnics also has an education system where they teach school children how the system works and why it is important for our future.

Is This Sounding Too Good To Be True?

These systems are already underway and being used to grow food. There are already 3 successful systems set up in Puerto Rico, China and Canada. The goal is to make these systems, widespread across the globe and supplement the demands for organic produce, while most likely over time wiping out other forms of agriculture that are not sustainable for our planet.

This goes that we do have the technology that is needed to ensure that no one goes hungry and we don’t have to be using the outdated and often destructive methods of industrial agriculture anymore. Times are changing and this system has the potential to transform the agricultural industry in a big way.

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Egypt To Open A Giant Black Mystery Sarcophagus Despite Warnings

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Not long ago, Egyptian Archaeologists discovered a huge 2,000-year-old sealed coffin, and as you’d imagine, they want to open it to see who or what is inside.

The sarcophagus was discovered in a tomb deep under the Egyptian city of Alexandria earlier this month (July 2018). It’s believed to be the largest sarcophagus ever discovered in Alexandria. It’s 9ft long, 5ft wide and 6ft deep, according to Mostafa Waziri, the general secretary of Egypt’s Supreme Council of Antiquities.

This has sparked quite the storm on the internet, as people point to the well known “curse of the pharaohs”, a term used to refer to a supposed curse believed to be thrown upon anyone who disturbs an ancient Egyptian mummy.

CTV News, who also picked up the story, explains,

In the 10 years that followed the opening of Tutankhamun’s tomb in 1922, 11 people who had at least visited the site died under sometimes myserious curcumstances, including lead researcher Howard Carter and several members of his team. Cureses involving ancient Egyptian tombs and artificats have also been the source of several Hollywood movies. Despite being on the verge of a supposed curse, other social media users are too intruiged to worry about the apparent risks.

A lot of mainstream media outlets present the idea of some sort of ‘curse’ as predominately mythological. The human mind definitely does, today that is, have trouble even comprehending how something like that could actually be real. Perhaps it invokes so much fear in one that we simply choose to ignore it, laugh it off and convince ourselves that such things may not exist.

It’s also interesting to note that the sarcophagus is covered in a thick layer of mortar, suggesting it has not been opened since the Ptolemaic period, which dates back between 305BC and 30BC. So, whatever is inside, it will still be intact…

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Should It Be Opened?

Personally, I can understand the caution. If these coffins are to be left undisturbed by humanity, as instructed by the ancients, I believe these rules should be followed, and that’s probably because I am convinced in the validity of the concepts discussed in the Encyclopedia of Esoteric Studies, The Secret Teachings of All Ages, written by Manly P. Hall. In it, he describes how ancient rituals, practices, and magic were used by the ancients of different time periods, and this type of magic actually dominated in Egypt, which came to them from Atlantis.

“The masses, deprived of their birthright of understanding and grovelling in ignorance, eventually became the abject slaves of the spiritual impostors. Superstition universally prevailed and the black magicians completely dominated national affairs, with the result that humanity still suffers from the sophistries of the priestcrafts of Atlantis and Egypt.” 

It seems to be that such a curse could only derive from black magic, because it is associated with punishment and death, in this example, an Egyptian curse.  Why should we take the description of Egyptian culture from those who wrote about it so seriously, for example, societal structure, food practices and more, but when it comes to their description of magic, for example, we instantly place it into the theoretical and mythical realm, without even considering the possibility that it could be real? Have we become that closed minded?

You can read a little bit more about the above-mentioned topics in the article linked below.

A Detailed Description of the Lost Land of Atlantis & The Real Reason For Their Downfall

How Some of the World’s Elite Uses Black Magic Rituals To Conjure Up Entities For More Power & Control

The sarcophagus wasn’t the only thing discovered in the tomb, there was also an alabaster head of a man who some believe could represent the person who is buried within the coffin.

RT news points out,

Most ancient tombs discovered in Egypt were looted in one era or another, often leaving archaeologists with a limited understanding of the person inside. This untouched artifact gives the eager team a rare opportunity to uncover the mummy for themselves….Some people suggested the sarcophagus coupled with the recent discovery of a Neolithic henge in Ireland is either a sign of an impending apocalypse… or a very extravagant marketing scheme for a new Indiana Jones movie.

It’s important to close on the note that, not all which has been discovered is presented to us. We live in a world of secrecy, millions of pages of documents are classified every single year, for anybody to study the true history of, let’s say America, it would truly be impossible because it’s incredibly difficult to get something that actually reflects the truth.

I like to use the United States as an example, specifically, the National Security Agency (NSA) which was founded in 1952, its existence was hidden until the mid 60’s. Even more secretive is the National Reconnaissance Office (NRO), which was founded in 1960 but remained completely secret for 30 years.

What about archaeological discoveries, have they been kept from us? What about the Naszca mummies that were discovered in Peru? And all of the other discoveries within the realms of archaeology, like giants, completely left out of the historical record?

Historial and archaeological discoveries have the power to completely change what we know about human history and the origins of humanity. It wouldn’t be surprising that any artifact or physical traces of past life that don’t fit within the frame of accepted knowledge, or within the theory of evolution, to be completely unknown to humanity. This is one of many ways the global elite contain their control over humanity, and over the story of humanities origins.

Definitely, something to think about…

As far as the coffin goes, it looks they’re going to open it for sure…

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