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Do you know where your food has been?

I would like to point folks to "Blue Girl, Red State's" post on the food we eat, which discusses the change in the food we eat during an era of big and bigger business and globalization.

The Jungle

Basically, we're heading back to food from the turn of last century and Upton Sinclair's The Jungle.

The meat supply, once safe and reliable and much healthier than it is now, has seen multiple recalls in the last few months, and when the largest recall in history was issued in February after it was revealed that a meatpacking company in California was processing downer cows for distribution to the school lunch program, there was a minor uproar, but it died down, and likely very few people made any changes. That recall was just the latest.

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