Among the food scares in recent years was a deadly E. coli outbreak tied to spinach. In most cases, it's unknown how or why people get ill from what they eat. (Justin Sullivan / Getty Images / September 15, 2006)
Phi Beta Iota: The second sentence is ignorant. It is well-known that between industrial farming with zero regard for either the spill-over of animal shit into fields growing fruits and vegatables, combined with an exotic array of antibiotics for the animals (living in ghetto conditions) and pesticides for the plants, most of which have NOT been tested and are NOT regulated because of multiple legal loopholes, most of what we eat is mostly comprised of oil and corn and neither safe nor nutritious. Corporate irresponsibility survives because government complacency has been purchased. This is a superb example of “true cost” economics that will hit the marketplace like a tsunami in the next five years. When man-made illnesses are combined with over-kill on man-made antibiotics, we end up with untreatable bacterial and other diseases, all of this forecast in the strongest possible terms in the past 20 years.
The below book selections are pulled from Chapter 20 on 21st Century Counterintelligence: Evaluating the Health of the Nation. The fragementation of knowledge, and the ignorance of the media, the government, and the academy are now profoundly pathological.