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