Language Debate: What's All The Fuss About Natural Foods?

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Kingsolver, Barbara. "Language Debate: What 's All the Fuss About Natural Foods?/Called Home." Language Awareness: Readings for College Writers. Ed. Paul Eschholz, Alfred Rosa, and Virginia Clark. 10th Ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin 's, 2009. 573-82. Print.
In Called Home, author Barbara Kingsolver writes about our urban and suburban society’s disconnection from nature. Our lifestyles have driven us to separate ourselves from farming because we have thought it more important to focus on other values such as academics. This focus or lack thereof is damaging us because food, isn’t as safe as we think. Kingsolver covers history, personal experiences, and existing practices such as farmer’s markets that are gaining positive recognition.

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"Language Debate: What 's All the Fuss About Natural Foods?/Claims Crazy: Which Can You Believe?" Language Awareness: Readings for College Writers. Ed. Paul Eschholz, Alfred Rosa, and Virginia Clark. 10th Ed. Boston: Bedford/St. Martin 's, 2009. 588-93. Print.
Bonnie Liebman writes in her essay, Claims Crazy: Which Can You Believe?, about the claims that packaged foods make. These products fill our grocery stores and television commercials and offer you help with your health issues. When it comes to these claims such as: lowering cholesterol, supporting your joints or weight loss, companies have questionable regulations. Liebman reveals that there is a world behind these products with systems that aren’t clear or easy to understand for anyone.

This source comes from Language Awareness Readings for College Writers. In 1977, Bonnie Liebmanm, the author of this essay, graduated from Cornell University with a masters degree in nutritional sciences. She is an advocate for honest food labeling and advertising. This source is scholarly focusing on facts and research; and biased as it exposes the truth behind the unreliable labeling done by companies. Her goal is for readers to understand that food labeling and companies cannot always be trusted because they are

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