Unformatted text preview: them despite having worked for the company for years. Other people who are affected are the farmers. The companies keep the farmers under their thumb by putting the famers under immense debt. As the debt keeps piling, the farmers have a more difficult time surviving. It really is like the rich are getting richer and the poor are getting poorer. The big companies are being more protected than the individuals themselves. The employees are treated like slaves and human machines. Another point in the video was that so much of our food comes from rearrangements of corn. In the U.S. alone, 30% of the land is used to grow corn. This is because it is cheap and can feed animals, which animals are not designed to eat. I feel that the longer and more we use these processes that weren’t intended by nature, we will continue to have more health problems. However the sad thing is that now that we are so imbedded in this chain, it is too hard to get out....
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This note was uploaded on 02/27/2012 for the course USP 144 taught by Professor Lewis during the Fall '12 term at UCSD.
- Fall '12