#991 The food market (Food-Industrial Complex)

Air date: 2-16-16

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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 lower food safety standards and even how farmers raise their chickens

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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