You are what you eat , and how much do you really know what kind of food you buy and serve to your families? The food industry doesn’t want you to know the truth about what you’re eating – because if you knew, you might not want to eat it. If this offends you, try to do something about it.
Take Monsanto, for example. It has a patent on a custom gene for soybeans. Its customers are forbidden to save their own soybean seed for use the following year. They have to buy new seed from Monsanto.
Remember how years ago you didn’t hear much about E. coli? Now it seems to be in the news once a month. People are even getting E. coli poisoning from spinach and lettuce, for heaven’s sake.
Why are Americans getting fatter? A lot of it has to do with corn syrup, which is the predominant sweetener. When New Coke failed and Coke Classic returned, it wasn’t to the classic recipe; Coke replaced sugar with corn sweeteners.
Most of the stuff I discuss I learned from the documentary “Food, Inc.,” directed by Robert Kenner. I just wanted to scare the bejesus out of you, which is what “Food, Inc.” did to me.