(2016/02/16) The food market (Food-Industrial Complex)
February 17, 2016•75 min
Edition #991 Today we look at the influence of the food giants on what goes into our food supply, who’s allowed to inspect and regulate it, what our kids are taught about what’s healthy, the policies of international trade that lowers food safety standards and even how farmers raise their chickens Be part of the show! Leave a message at 202-999-3991 Show Notes Ch. 1: Opening Theme: A Fond Farewell - From a Basement On the Hill 00:00:30 Ch. 2: Act 1: Why nobody knows what's really going into your food - The Center for Public Integrity (@Publici) - Air Date: 04-13-15 Ch. 3: Song 1: The Prettiest Remix - Jim Guthrie 00:04:10 Ch. 4: Act 2: Sugar and Salt and Fat: Food Giants Have Hooked Us - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 04-26-15 Ch. 5: Song 2: Pour Some Sugar On Me (2012 Re-Recorded Version) - Def Leppard 00:15:10 Ch. 6: Act 3: EXPOSED: Coca-Cola’s Scam To Keep Kids Drinking Soda - @theyoungturks - Air Date: 01-01-16 Ch. 7: Song 3: Diet Coke - Airbäg 00:21:53 Ch. 8: Act 4: Carey Gillam on the conflicts of interest in the coverage of our food supply - CounterSpin (@FAIRmediawatch) - Air Date 2-5-16 Ch. 9: Song 4: Johnny Appleseed - Joe Strummer & The Mescaleros 00:33:18 Ch. 10: Act 5: Mystery Meat: After WTO Ruling, U.S. Tosses Meat Origin Labeling Law, Leaving Consumers in the Dark - @democracynow - Air Date: 01-07-16 Ch. 11: Song 5: The Cave - Piano Tribute Players 00:37:43 Ch. 12: Act 6: Disaster: TPP Will Destroy US Food Safety - @davidpakmanshow - Air Date: 11-14-15 Ch. 13: Song 6: Solid Ground - Dougie Maclean 00:41:51 Ch. 14: Act 7: Chickens and the farmers who raise them - @LastWeekTonight with @iamjohnoliver - Air Date: 05-17-15 Voicemails 01:01:15 Ch. 15: Why they don't teach the financial reality - Marty from Cleveland, OH 01:02:18 Ch. 16: The hidden obstacles to investments and wealth - Jill in California 01:04:35 Ch. 17: Held back from the American Dream - Eammon from La Habra, California Voicemail Music: Loud Pipes - Classics 01:06:15 Ch. 18: Final comments on reasonability and the discussions we have Closing Music: Here We Are - Everyone's in Everyone Produced by Jay! Tomlinson Thanks for listening! Visit us at BestOfTheLeft.com Check out the BotL iOS/Android App in the App Stores! Follow at Twitter.com/BestOfTheLeft Like at Facebook.com/BestOfTheLeft Contact me directly at Jay@BestOfTheLeft.com Review the show on iTunes and Stitcher!