Alternative Health Notes

Food as Politics

GMO-ActivistsIt is difficult to pinpoint the exact time frame in which food became politicized, but here in America, food is steeped in politics and is constantly a subject within current events. The politics of food are too numerous to name in one short article, but here are a few:

  • Genetically modified food (GMO)
  • Nutrition standards  
  • Infant formula  
  • Fast food conglomerates
  • Processed food and labeling
  • Meat safety
  • Pesticide standards
  • Water as a commodity

Although each of these topics are equally important, we will review a couple of these within this article.

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