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2015-05-01. Hacking Our Diet.

posted May 1, 2015, 4:21 PM by Alan Gould
onEarth magazine of NRDC. For GSS Ecosystem Change chapter 7. Excerpt: The American way of eating is bad for our health—and the planet's. Let's reboot. Around the middle of the last century, everything changed about the way Americans eat. Drugs, chemicals, and machinery transformed thousands of years of agriculture in just a few short decades, with world-shaping results. We can produce way more, yes—but we’re using more land, more fuel, more pesticides, and more drugs to do it, with a deleterious impact on our water, wildlife, public health, and climate. ...significant change is on the menu, driven by social, cultural, and, particularly, technological innovations in how we produce, package, ship, and store our food.... http://www.onearth.org/magazine/future-of-food-green-diet