With the overwhelming amount of people who eat fast food or restaurants in general, these large industries pay farmers to mass produce animals in a shorter time, while making them bigger. Their shit does get mixed in with our food.
Be the first to contribute! But, what all this implies? This is a case of centralised power being used against workers, farmers and ultimately consumers. It was a very in depth look at the farming industry that not a lot of people get to see.
As a lawyer for Monsanto, he advised the company during the dispute over the labeling of genetically modified foods; then as an FDA deputy commissioner for policy, he oversaw the decision not to label genetically modified foods.
When you hear commentators complaining about how the "government is paying farmers to not grow food," understand that "farmers" are corporations, and that the government is buying their surpluses to undercut local farmers around the world.
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Monsanto has the patent on the seeds, see, and if they see you reseeding with your seeds on your farm and not their seeds, they'll sue you -- the little guy farmer barely hanging on to his farm -- for patent infringement of their seeds, and while the independent farmer facing litigation probably has a good case against the Monsanto Conglomerate's lies and double-speak, he can't afford to spend six figures before he even gets to court.
Advertisement All of this is overseen by a handful of giant corporations that control the growth, processing and sale of food in this country. The rest of the documentary is devoted to outlining the downsides of this system.
Already, simply based off of one core ingredient, companies use fallacious advertisement to promote their product as healthy. Moreover, in particular, the mass production meat provokes a wide spectrum of ethical quandaries and questions.