Of the many issues facing Americans today, few are more important than the quality and safety of our food. Every day, many eat more and more processed, high-calorie foods with little nutritive value, trucked to us from thousands of miles away.

More from the article: Over the past decade, U.S. citizens paid more than $165 billion in tax dollars to the largest 20 percent of farms, according to the Environmental Working Group. These farms operate on such a massive scale that limited attention can be focused on maximizing the health benefits of their product, and contamination is often unavoidable.

Originally from Mother Earth Living on July 12, 2007, 6:43pm

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