We’ve reported on the "pink slime" that is sometimes added to hamburger meat. It turns out there’s a kind of pink slime that can be added to wheat products as well!

It’s called "whey protein concentrate," and you’re likely to find it in prepared foods, such as power bars. It’s derived from milk, which aside from being skimmed, can also be broken down into several parts, one of which is "whey." Separating milk into "curds" and "whey" is the first step in making cheese.
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But I don’t drink too much or take drugs, you say, so how could that be? But you may have a very common addiction–to bread.

CBS News quotes cardiologist William Davis as saying that modern wheat is a "perfect, chronic poison."

Like so many other foods, modern wheat is different from what was grown in the past. According to Davis, the wheat we eat today is "an 18-inch tall plant created by genetic research in the ’60s and ’70s."
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It’s bad enough that we have a missing bee mystery, as well as a major coral die off (which affects the fish population). Now it turns out we also have a mysterious wheat blight.

In New Scientist, Debora Mackenzie quotes Nobel laureate Norman Borlaug, who is known as the father of the Green Revolution, as saying, “This thing has immense potential for social and human destruction” because wheat feeds more people on earth than any other plant.
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