|Issues Affecting our Food|
Over the past 50 years there have been many changes in the way our food has been produced. Small local farmers have given way to the large-scale industrialization. Agribusiness is now deciding the future of our health though the use of soil depleting chemical fertilizers, GMO’s (genetically modified) and unsafe processing procedures.
Below are some sites to inform you in making sound decisions about your food:
Organic Consumers Association
GE (genetically engineered) crops use viral promoters to “turn on” certain genes, creating the potential for inducing cancer and/or metabolic changes.
Food Fight: Genetic Engineering vs. Organics : The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
by Sally Deneen
Getting On Our Nerves : Researchers Find a Connection Between Parkinson’s Disease and Pesticides by Diane Marty