The Evolution Of Food And Food

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The Evolution of Food
Can people truly take the time to answer the following questions? Who produces their food, what ingredients make up their food, and when that food was produced? A few people can say they truly take the time to know how their food is processed, the types of chemical that have been used in their food, what harm will those chemicals cause to the body and the nutritional value of their food. A common point made by food advocates, Bittman, Pollan, Salvador, and Schutter, in “Obama should enact a national food policy: Recipe for a healthier America’s includes nine key ingredients” show how food is produced and consumed has a bigger impact on America well-being than any other human activity. The food industries and the diet, it created have caused incalculable damage to the health of consumers and the environment. Such leads consumers to make unhealthy choices. Therefore, the Food and Drug Administration should do more to protect the safety of food from being altered with unsafe chemicals. Food should be natural to promote healthier lifestyles.
In the first place, food needs to be healthier. The FDA should put forth more effort to ensure food is safe from unhealthy chemicals which the food industry is using to alter our food, so that people can get healthier food in stores to make better choices. Some people may argue that consumers have the opportunity of choosing what they put into their bodies, organic foods are available but, I will say they are far more expensive. As Bittman, Pollan, Salvador, and Schutter States, “A national food policy would do that, by making sure, food supply is free of toxic bacteria, chemicals, and drugs” (1).Therefore, by making these changes, people will not just be addicted to che...

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...nally, the FDA should do more to protect the food from being altered with unsafe chemicals, so that consumers ' goods are more natural and healthy. In a time when genetically engineered products are taking over the food industries, it is clear that food is becoming unsafe day by day. Therefore, the FDA needs to be standing up to the food manufacturers to protect the safety of food, reinforce the safety rules on food and the workers who handled consumer goods, so food can be free of contamination. Too many unknown additives are being added to people 's food for color, flavor, and to the preservation, In a time like this when all kinds of unknown sicknesses and diseases are coming upon people. We as consumers, need to be calling on the people whom we have elected and put into office to make changes to an industry that is cutting people life short in the name of profits.

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