from a reader:
I agree that
organic food is better for all of us. It is a shame that the government does not
prices for organic nutritional foods at a much more affordable rate than they are at
the present time. It is terrible to know that our Government who cries family values,
allows the dairy farmers to inject cows with hormones and extreme amounts of antibiotics,
that get passed to all of us in the dairy foods. And then turn around and use the tax
dollars to buy all of the surplus milk from the farmers as if they are doing us a favor.
And yet there are so many hungry people in the world. When will it stop being about money.
Time and time again, I hear stories about
restaurants and grocery stores that will contaminate the food that they throw out in the
trash because it does not look perfect, instead of giving it away. Always
someone will be getting something for nothing. How sad, It is food. And what happened to
the FDA approving such things like olestra. That is absolutely horrible. I think about all
the children who will eat foods with olestra because someone they love bought it, and they
eat it thinking that it is safe. And everyone wonders why there are soooooooo many ill
people these days.
In my family and friends alone five people in
the past five years have gotten cancer (3 family, 2 friends) One friend and one relative
died both last year. Two are in remission, and one is fighting for their life. All with
completely different lifestyles, So what is going on? I think it is in the food for the
main part. Only two of these people smoked. And they all live in different parts of the
world. So what is it? How can people argue that chemically treated food is better than
And why do they have to put sooooo much food
coloring in everything, candy, syrups, deserts, everything If more people knew that it
came from such things as coal tar, maybe they would think about giving it to their kids.
And the commercials on tv, using innocent little children to show that foods with
additives, chemicals are alright, when they themselves have no clue as to what is good for
them and are used as little puppets, to leer people to buy the products for their
They need to have more programs on tv that
can inform the consumers the dangers of all the additives, chemicals and preservatives.
Well I hope that this message wasn't too long, When will the government help to actually
save the children is my question. Thank you,
Sincerely Mrs. Adams
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