No No Nano: Community Food as Firewall

On one of my other blogs, The Call of the Land, I’ve just published the following story. To read the rest just follow the link. – Steven M.

 

No No Nano: My Macro-Objections to
Micro-Machinations
of Industrial Processed Food

“To be interested in food but not in food production is clearly absurd.” – Wendell Berry

theraic-nanoiclesSteadily, stealthily, corporations are driving the goodness of natural life itself from our food, and cleverly – though unwisely – infesting it with dim bits of microscopic material substance that are obscured from human awareness. I object. Wholeheartedly.

Just as synthetic chemicals, manufactured additives, irradiation, and then genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have been corporately imposed upon processed food, now a micro-invasion of nanoparticles is gaining momentum. Patented lab-created nanoparticles are even penetrating the realm of organic food, as the USDA’s organic program chooses to do nothing.

The rest of the story is here.