Real Food/Fake Food

 

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From Parm Cheese cut with wood chips to fake Olive Oil to Sushi made from a product that makes consumers ill, author Larry Olmstead reveals in his new book how “fake food” is hurting consumers, hurting small producers, harming the environment, and how some food imports are controlled by crime rings. Take a listen here:

http://www.cbc.ca/player/play/2693295072/

Biggest tip he gives to avoid this: Buy your food in a recognizable form. I’d add: buy local if possible.

See this post for more on “Franken Food” http://kateshealthyplate.com/chemically-crafted/