15 Horrid Things Food Companies Let Us Shove Into Our Gaping Maws
The more we discover about the negative consequences of food manufacturing, the more anxious we get about feeding ourselves. As they say, there really is no free lunch.
It is now widely acknowledged that our food has a significant environmental impact. Agriculture accounts for over 30% of global emissions. Pesticides and herbicides used to grow our food are mostly to blame for environmental degradation and devastation. But, in terms of environmental impact, which foods are the worst? Most of your favorite foods, at the risk of alarming you, are definitely among the worst!
In a system of mass production, the objective is to manufacture as much product as possible at the lowest possible cost. You might notice some cheap, shoddy quality in things like vehicles and toys, but when it comes to products we ingest, cutting corners can be downright nasty. Here are 15 moments when food corporations went too far.