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(2016/02/16) The food market (Food-Industrial Complex)

February 17, 201675 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
 
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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
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