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You Are What You Eat

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If you look at a tomato, yu may think of a green ripened vegetable that is going to nourish your body and you may feel pretty optimistic purchasing this item to eat or sharing it with your family. I actuality, tat is more like a concept of a tomato. B this I mean this tomato may have been picked days earlier in another country by migrant farmers- before it was ripe. Ten ripped by ethylene gas, sipped off in a semi-truck soaked with more toxic chemicals and now fluorescent lights with only a fraction left of nutritional value.

Te other way to mask the truth behind the product we buy is by labeling. I order to maximize their profits, tese food processing companies target their labeling of the products to attract more people who do not care much or even have no much knowledge of nutrition content as long as the packaging is attractive and seems to portray a healthy food product. Tese super companies know we want to be eating real chicken, nt a byproduct of chicken parts.

S they have created a way to make you think you are getting what you want when in fact what you are buying only closely resembles say a chicken. O the label you will see sunny skies and friendly farms. Yu will see animals grazing and pictures of farmers and their families sitting down at the dinner table at the end of the day. Te harsh reality is that two companies Tyson and Perdue dominate the chicken industry and whether you are buying from McDonalds or local store you are buying their product.

Wat is this and why is it dangerous? Bsically the entire chicken population in the US comes from genetically altered chicks. Mnufactured in vent less and window less chicken “jails”. Tese chicks are usually blind and often die from their rough surrounding. Tese jails across America have led to huge waste, pllution problems and spread of diseases including the bird flu. Tson Foods alone process 155 million pounds of chicken a week; lading them to a profit of over $26 billion year. Mst have no idea of the above information and hence keep on purchasing chicken because they think of it as white and healthy meat and have no clue that they may be ingesting toxins in their bodies and harming their bodies more than they are helping it to be healthy.

Aother huge problem which seems to be the most horrible is the company of Monsanto. Tey are the leading. ..

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  • Pages: 6 (1500 words)
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  • Subject: Other
  • Level: Ph.D.
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