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Monsanto the terrible


When I read the blog prompt about American food supply, I instantly thought about the publicized scandals regarding Monsanto’s use of Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) in the agricultural system spread across the US. The movie Food Inc.(2009) made these scandals known to Americans and the reactions were ones of surprise and shock. Unfortunately, the amount of … Continue reading

Beef or Pink Slime?
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Beef or Pink Slime?


A couple of years ago, Jamie Oliver created a TV show called Food Revolution. He traveled around the country performing demonstrations to his audience that illustrated the American food supply chain. The clip above was performed to school children and their parents describing the meat that is used in their school lunches. As you watch … Continue reading

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The Novelty of Sharing


The marketing of “collaborative consumption” to our generation, and our subsequent acceptance of it, stimulates the concept that sharing is innovative and modern.  However, I agree with the voices on the KCRW podcast, “The Rise of the Sharing Economy” that sharing and communal consumption have always existed. Our exponential advances in technology allows instantaneous information … Continue reading