I cover food policy for Participant Media site TakePart.com. My stories have also appeared in Scientific American, EatingWell, The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, San Diego Magazine, Voice of San Diego and many more.
Tainted Salad: Do You Have the Right to Know Who Sold It?
Back in college, when Norbert Wilson would buy a jar of pasta sauce at the supermarket, he had every intention of using it up. But there’s only so much spaghetti a person can eat, which meant those jars occasionally ended up as half-eaten, fuzzy science experiments lurking in the back of his refrigerator. It was a small example of food waste, but one that stuck with him.
Last Saturday afternoon, retired Air Force veteran Mark Baker whisked his wife and eight children to a safe location away from their Marion, Michigan, farm, and spent a stressful night awaiting a raid by state officials. Baker had been tipped off by a fellow farmer that agents were planning on eradicating his herd of heritage pigs. Why?
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