Wild Arkansas

October 18, 2011

FDA says you don’t need to know what you eat

Filed under: Uncategorized — WildArkansas @ 2:47 am

This is a re-post of an old quote from Michael Pollan, but it really is relevant today. Every day we ignore what’s going on with our food system is another day Monsanto and their counterparts gain more control over it.

Vote with your shopping habits.

” Though Americans have already begun to eat genetically engineered potatoes, corn and soybeans, industry research confirms what my own informal surveys suggest: hardly any of us knows it. The reason is not hard to find. The biotech industry, with the concurrence of the Food and Drug Administration, has decided we don’t need to know it…”

From Michael Pollan’s article, Playing God in the Garden, NY Times Magazine

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