Why Are Twinkies Cheaper Than Carrots?
For related articles and more information, please visit OCA's All About Organics page and our USDA Watch page , and our Big Box Retailers page . Why is Coca-Cola often more affordable than clean water? Why are candy bars and cigarettes often more readily available than fresh fruits and vegetables? If you want to eat healthfully, you have to fight an uphill battle. Why are government subsidies pushing in the wrong direction? Who would it hurt if we enacted policies that actually encouraged the foods that are healthiest for people and for our world? Who opposes the efforts to make it easier, rather than harder, for people to make healthy food choices? Government Policy Consistently Favors Big Agribusiness As I describe in my new book No Happy Cows, agrichemical companies, factory farms and junk food manufacturers are quite happy with things the way they are. Thanks to their ...