Good Morning, God!
Last night I was out to dinner and, no, I didn’t order chicken. I’ve been watching Michael Pollan interviewed on 360 video. It’s on the last 8 minutes of this link. Aurgh! All these poor chickens, raised in tiny spaces, debeaked, and fed grain. In conditions like that it’s no wonder they grow resistant bacteria. And all of this so that we can “eat cheap” and grow fat.
Meanwhile, we are laughing at the Europeans for being afraid of GMO food. AURGH! God, where are our Your Rules concerning FOOD? Golly, what do the Orthodox Rabbis say about all for this? Can you raise a KOSHER CHICKEN in an INDUSTRIAL FOOD FACTORY?
I feel like Chicken Little — saying Help, HELP! The SKY is falling! Only, of course, it all plays out so slowly that no one notices. Slow motion disasters will do that. They give us time to adjust and adapt. Mostly, God, adapting is a gift. But, some things, we shouldn’t adapt to.
The Industrial Food Factories have only been around since the 1970s. And apparently big “million egg” producers can get away with safety violations. Pay a small fine — do an occasional recall — and keep on doing what will make the most money.
Hmmm. I read about this in Michael Pollan’s book, the Omnivore’s Dilemma Ah, but that was words — this was photos — images roosting in my mind — pecking away at me, hoping for MORE CHANGES.
Sigh, I still go out to eat. But at home we eat grass fed beef. And normally we just don’t eat chicken because I’m not too sure about free range. Wild fish we eat. And I buy organic or local vegetables — except when I shop at Costco. I wish, God, that CHANGE wasn’t quite so hard. Please help us.