Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Teaser Tuesday: Everything I Want to Do Is Illegal

If it's the government's responsibility to make sure that no person can ingest a morsel of unsafe food, then only government-decreed food will be edible.  And when that happens, freedom of choice is long gone, because the credentialed food will be what the fat cats who wine and dine politicians say that it is.
-- Everything I Want To Do Is Illegal: War Stories From the Local Food Front by Joel Salatin.  
Joel Salatin is the owner of Polyface Farms, "the farm of many faces," in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley.  He was featured in Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma and stole the show as the big-hatted farmer in Farmageddon.
Teaser Tuesdays is hosted by Should Be Reading, where you can find the official rules for this weekly event.


Food Freedom is on Facebook and twitter. Click on the chicken for more information.

This counts as one of my books for the Foodie's Reading Challenge, hosted by Margot at Joyfully Retired.



Marce said...

That book will piss a few off ;-)



LibrarySnake said...

Sounds really interesting

Here's mine:

sinn said...

Okay, I want to read that book!

Here's mine: http://sinnfulbooks.blogspot.com/2011/08/teaser-tuesday_16.html

sinn @ sinnful books

Julie @ Read Handed said...

Sounds like an interesting and controversial book. Especially based on the teaser you shared. Thanks. If you get a chance, my teaser is here.

Karen Harrington said...

Consider me intrigued!

Bev Hankins said...

A very interesting and controversial book! Sounds really good.

Here's mine: http://myreadersblock.blogspot.com/2011/08/teaser-tuesdays_16.html

Audra said...

Interesting! Food and food freedom is something my work is dealing with -- I'll have to get this book.

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