Nor is this elitist: More expensive food is more rationally priced food in a world where we stop cheating on environmental and labor costs. Spending under 10 percent of our income on food makes no sense, and yet that’s average for people in this country."
The complete ignorance of the problem by anyone whose known about it and could do something about it has put California in this position. I think we might see the same thing in a lot of industries/areas soon where putting your head in the sand is no longer possible (fossil fuels, combustion engines and manually driven cars, Hollywood etc). All it would take is proper Capitalism (not artificially low prices, bad legislation - but using profits for research and increased efficiency and quality).
I live in O'Fallon, Missouri, though I have planted my butt in other parts of the country (including Washington, Oregon, Boston, Vermont, Arizona, and San Francisco). My focus has been on books about technology, but I'm currently working in other topics such animal welfare, the environment, sustainable agriculture (including issues related to food safety), and bad politics. But then, everyone writes about bad politics.
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