29. What kind of worker does the largest slaughterhouse in America primarily employ? Why? 30. How do these workers know that the slaughterhouses are hiring their category of employee? 31. Why are meat packing workers being arrested? Why are their employers not being arrested? 32. How many people can the average farmer feed today? What was the ratio 110 years ago? 33. What happened that has enabled large corporations to patent the basic elements of biological life? 34. What percentage of soy bean producers use Monsanto’s patented seed? 35. What was that percentage twelve years earlier? 36. What happens to the farmer who uses a patented seed without the patent holders’ permission?
37. How do the patent holders find out a farmer is using their seeds without authorization? 38. How do farmers unintentionally use patented seeds? What is the reaction of the patent holder to this? 39. How does the food industry influence both the Supreme Court and presidential administrations? 40. Why do industry advocates oppose labeling packaged products with regards to food processing? 41. What have food producers done to silence critics? 42. What happened to Oprah Winfrey? 43. What brought an end to the use of synthetic growth hormones in the meat industry? 44. Why do we need changes at the level of governmental policy regarding the food industry? 45. How can the American people respond to the practices of the food industry ?
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