On a road trip, one stop at a service station brings home the brutality of what corporations have done to food in the US.
Lining the stores are walls of refrigerated soft drinks, each loaded with genetically engineered sugar or GE-high fructose corn syrup, and topped off with aspartame. Coffee is loaded with pesticides and the sweeteners are cream with GE-bovine growth hormone in it or non-dairy creamer concocted of chemicals. Corn chips are genetically engineered. Cheese doodles are made from GE-corn or GE-soy or both, and to whatever degree there is any cheese in them, have GE-hormones in that. Candy, row upon row, comes from GE-sugar or GE-high fructose corn syrup. Bread is made from GE-soy or GE-corn. Cooking oils are all GE-corn or GE-soy or GE-canola. Cheeses are … (see below about what has happened to milk). Meat – on top of GE-feed and slaughterhouse waste for animals to eat, the growth hormones to make them grow and antibiotics to cover how sick they are – is filled with cancer-causing colors and preservatives, and often meat glue is used and ammonia injected into the meat to try to kill off the salmonella ….