Conventional Food May Soon be Sterilized with ‘Microwave Zap’

Anthony Gucciardi
Natural Society / News Analysis
Published: Sunday 2 December 2012
Numerous health practitioners have been known to utter a saying along the lines of ‘if it rots, it is likely good for you’.
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If you are among the millions who avoid ‘nuking’ food with microwave radiation in your own home, you may soon have yet another reason to avoid most conventional food items. Using the ‘recent emergence’ of salmonella and E.coli in food as a scapegoat, the corporation known as MicroZap is seeking to make its way into the food supply with its new ‘microwave zap’ technique. The technique effectively hits food with a super high level of microwave radiation, killing all living bacteria (including good bacteria that is necessary for digestion and proper overall function).

The company says that by using ‘MicroZap’ technology, food can be ‘sterilized’ and mold-free for 60 days. Food that is zapped will not rot, as the food is completely ‘wiped clean’. Zapped for a set period of time, such as the example of 40 seconds for jalapeño peppers, the company is also seeking to hook up with the United States Pentagon for a contracting bid. The super microwave zap could be used to sterilize food like bread and therefore make it incapable of rotting for more than 60 days.

‘If it Rots, It’s Good for You’

Numerous health practitioners have been known to utter a saying along the lines of ‘if it rots, it is likely good for you’. I don’t necessarily agree with this saying when considering that conventional food rots and is loaded with pesticides, GMOs, and other problematic substances, but the root of the saying holds very true. The reason that rotting food is good for you is that these foods contain beneficial bacteria that is absolutely essential for your overall health. Fermented foods are often the quickest to go bad, and it is no coincidence these items contain the most bountiful amount of probiotic bacteria.

Scientific research in recent times has confirmed time and time again that bacteria (through influencing gut health) is absolutely essential for proper immune function, and it even directly impacts your mental health. That’s why the rampant use of antibiotics is fueling mass mental illness and chronic conditions as doctors prescribe antibiotics for everything from the common cold to the seasonal flu — without even recommending the addition of probiotic bacteria. Is it any wonder that the immunity of most individuals is seriously compromised?

There’s another popular saying: ‘health starts in the gut’. And that one I fully agree with.

And by sterilizing all conventional foods of key bacteria content through mass ‘nuking’ of the products, the issue is only exacerbated. And it’s already being done through irradiation of the food supply, pasteurization techniques, and more. Now, this microwave zap technology seeks to promote profits through desecrating the food supply even further.

As if you needed another reason to avoid conventional foods full of GMOs, additives, artificial sweeteners, and other problematic substances – well MicroZap may soon give you another.



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ABOUT Anthony Gucciardi

Anthony is an accomplished investigative journalist whose articles have appeared on top news sites and have been read by millions worldwide. A health activist and researcher, Anthony’s goal is informing the public as to how they can use natural methods to revolutionize their health, as well as exploring the behind the scenes activity of the pharmaceutical industry and the FDA.

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8 comments on "Conventional Food May Soon be Sterilized with ‘Microwave Zap’"

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Weatherman

December 04, 2012 4:51am

It's unfortunate that FOOD (among other things) is becoming the battleground between sanity and corporate greed! Irradiated food and microwave sterilization mean longer shelf life, lower cost and bigger profits for suppliers... the federal agencies created to insure the safety of products for Americans is all but useless... consumers are foolish enough to buy products that offer no nutritive value... so it goes...
Keep up the good work Anthony!

johnb3950

December 03, 2012 4:48am

strugglingtomakeit, you must have been listening to Fox News to get your ideas about Obamacare. The CBO says that finally by 2016 the additional tax for individuals could be $1,200 , not $4,600, and there are exceptions for financial hardship. And a central feature is that insurers can't turn you down or charge more for a pre-existing condition.

The microwave idea is APPALLING. However, hopefully if it happens, the food will have to be labelled, and then it will be rejected by consumers in the same way that nuclear irradiation has never got a foothold, in spite of an outpouring of industry propaganda.

BTW I wish that Gucciardi did not commit the common error of using "bacteria" as singular. "bacteria ..is absolutely essential for.." Aargh - doesn't it grate on you? Bacteria ARE. Doesn't anyone learn English any more?

AndymAndym

December 03, 2012 9:20am

JohnB--Using bacteria as a mass (uncountable) noun is perfectly acceptable. We are speaking English, not Latin.

strugglingtomakeit

December 02, 2012 10:53pm

Microwaving food removes all the nutritional value of that food. Good idea Government! Kills us all off. Starve us of our vitamins and minerals.
They are also trying to take away our supplements over the shelf and online. They want to follow the UN's WHO. They did it in Germany. You cannot buy a supplement UNLESS you have a prescription from a doctor. So first you have to spend the money to see a doc. Then you have to buy the supplements from BIG PHARMA. And you KNOW the prices are going to skyrocket. Then you are only allowed a small RDA. And in Germany, you cannot buy IRON at all. They claim it is a poison as the US Big Pharma is trying to do here with many supplements in the USA. See...they are going to kill you one way or another. Either with poisonous drugs or not enough vitamins and minerals. Population control, people. That is what it is. I have porphyria. I cannot take drugs. And I spend over $5000 a year on supplements to stay alive, and as healthy as I can. Now with Obamacare, I will not be able to do that. AND I cannot afford the cost of Pre-existing condition insurance. And they are sure to say , I don't qualify for anything free. I figure after the CBO stated everyone making $50k, a year will have to pay an EXTRA $4600 a year, and rising, in taxes because of Obama care..and you add what I would have to pay for health insurance, I will have to come up with $36,000 a year, and have a $30k deductible. Is that fair? I don't go to the doctor unless I know something is terribly wrong. And I pay monthly on my bills, till they are paid off. Now...what am I going to do? I figure..I am going to prison...because I was born with pre-existing conditions. Was that MY fault? Also, one of my disabilities was from protecting the citizens of my county. Is it fair to keep me from health care because of that disability? I almost gave my life that night...to protect a church that had an alarm going off, after midnight. The country is so screwed up! It is so corrupt. It has NO heart.

Bernie Mooney

December 02, 2012 10:32pm

Is it possible for you to report on *anything* honestly? First off it doesn't kill off all the nutrients. The microwave is directed at specific targets. It's not a scatter shot approach.

As to "...conventional foods... salmonella and E.coli in food as a scapegoat..." Have a look at the Food Poisoning Bulletin website and see how many organic foods were recalled this year due to salmonella etc.

murray_1337

December 09, 2012 11:38pm

Bernie Mooney and Monsanto were heard saying 'shut up and eat'.

Cedar Cat

December 02, 2012 4:29pm

This is part of the CODEX Alimentarius program.

A study was done where a gallon of water was brought to a boil in a pan.

Another gallon of water was brought to a boil in the microwave.

Each water pail was used to water a separate plant. At the end of 30 days, the plant receiving the microwaved water DIED.

We are only clean (and balanced) when we are dead. Life is messy, life is bloody, and life is dynamic disequilibrium.

Man soooo wants to control everything, including woman. I hope that in this year of awakening so long foretold, we will see a shift towards honoring ALL life everywhere.

We are ALL One. We are ALL Connected.

brad roon

December 02, 2012 2:24pm

Standard nuking kills about 70% of the nutrition. Vitamins, enzymes, amino acids, etc.

In the former soviet union states microwaves were illegal for cooking since they were KNOWN to be bad. West German double-blind study gave 3 dinners/wk to a group of college age students, and they developed high LDL cholesterol levels, had some amino acids turn carcinogenic, had their macrophages (white blood cells that fight infection) die off massively (making one more prone to infection) and i bet it tasted worse too.

In Arkansas a young girl queried about the known carcinogenicity of all plastics and how microwaving plastic in contact with food affected this issue. In her sophomore year of high school she worked with a laboratory on this very issue, and they found that while things became more carcinogenic in the nuke, the largest effect was the huge increase of xenoestrogens. In other words, fake hormones that imbalance the endocrine system and cause health damages.

Now we who refuse to eat that garbage are going to get damage? Simply because corporations refuse to raise food sanely (sustainably) and contaminate many, many farmer's irrigation water with the toxic run-off from their feedlots? Let's put the blame where it belongs. Not on the salmonella or e. coli. It is the fault of the corporations that force the existing agricultural system on the American people and farmers. It is probably the worst ag system in the world if not close.