An Important Look At Where Food Comes From [Infographic]

It’s important to understand where your food comes from. During Thanksgiving, even moreso. The trend towards eating locally is growing for a reason, it seems. The consolidation that now exists in the food production industry is downright shocking. Thanks to a new infographic from Frugal Dad, it’s easy to see and understand the current issues in our food supply.

If you’ve been following the news, you know that Big Food successfully lobbied this week to have pizza sauce considered a vegetable under school lunch rules.

The industry also managed to block most of the nutritional changes that to school lunches that doctors and dieticians had been recommending for years, virtually guaranteeing that America’s schools will continue to serve processed, unhealthy garbage to our children. I

f you didn’t know that Big Food wields disproportionate influence in America today, reading this infographic will be a great wakeup call.

1 Comment

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    December 5, 2012 at 5:58 am

    The statistics and distribution is really shocking. This topic has relevance for everybody and it is great that you have chosen to write on such an important topic. Thanks a lot!