From the past: When a crop becomes King- Michael Pollan [Article]

via Om Malik: In this article from 2002, Pollan traces the history of corn, & how it’s taken over the entire food supply without anyone noticing. It’s progressively grown worse – see the policies that most Western governments have regarding this crop: commercial interests are more important than human interests.

 Even farm-raised salmon are being bred to tolerate corn—not a food their evolution has prepared them for. Why feed fish corn? Because it’s the cheapest thing you can feed any animal, thanks to federal subsidies.

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