wk6 ENG 135 Research Draft Part I

wk6 ENG 135 Research Draft Part I - profit, and making...

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RESEARCH DRAFT PART I Research Draft Part I Gregory Amis DeVry University
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RESEARCH DRAFT PART I Research Draft Part I For the introduction I plan on providing an example of the harms that industrially produced food can have on the individual. My working thesis statement follows: Industrial food production is very bad for humans and animals alike and should not be used. Organic food is a great deal healthier and can be produced to feed every American. Industrial food should not be used because it is bad for the health of the humans and animals that consume it. The Industrial food system in which the majority of the population’s nourishment is produced is the first thing scrutinized in Pollan’s book. The author explains how corn became the base of the American diet from various contexts, and epitomizes the industrial food chain describing the end result as a fast food meal. The industrial food chain is looked at as a negative result of the American technological revolution and Americans’ desire for low cost,
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Unformatted text preview: profit, and making things easier to obtain. Industrial food should not be used because it wreaks havoc on the environment. For example, corn saps nearly all the nutrients from the soil in which it is reaped. The organic side of the food market is currently drawing a large following in the wake of numerous movies and books such as this one that take a look behind the curtains of food production. Organic food is seen as the more environmentally friendly and morally responsible option of buying food. For the most part, this is true. Organic food production is not only better for the animals used to make food, but it is also better for the people that consume it. RESEARCH DRAFT PART I References Pollan, M. (2006). The omnivores dilemma: A natural history of four meals . The Penguin Press. Retrieved from http://michaelpollan.com/books/the-omnivores-dilemma/...
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