Major Food Corporations

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Throughout history, humans have managed to stay alive with new technology which allows food to grow fast and efficiently. But with every great accomplishment, a major downfall always occurs. In “Global Food Crises,” by Marcia Clemmitt describes how major food corporations have created major issues in American society beginning with farmers and fertilized crops.
To begin, in the 1930’s the Dust Bowl occurred and millions of Americans lost all food sources. [1] The United States created “legislation in 1933” to make sure family framers had jobs to help feed America. [2] The farmers prospered up until the government begun to fund corporations. Americans lost jobs due to the oversized companies and continue to do so. Many fell into debt and others
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But with every great accomplishment, a major downfall always occurs. In “Global Food Crises,” by Marcia Clemmitt describes how major food corporations have created major issues in American society beginning with farmers and fertilized crops.
To begin, in the 1930’s the Dust Bowl occurred and millions of Americans lost all food sources. [1] The United States created “legislation in 1933” to make sure family framers had jobs to help feed America. [2] The farmers prospered up until the government begun to fund corporations. Americans lost jobs due to the oversized companies and continue to do so. Many fell into debt and others decided to die due to the stress; including Lee Kyung Hai, the director of the Korean Advanced Farmers union who was in favor of growing crops without fertilizers. [3]
To the disadvantage, major food producers created fertilizers to help the food stay fresh longer and grow faster. [4] The steroid started to hurt local farmers and continues to hurt many due to the fact that it is cheaper and faster. Oddly enough the government funded and paid the corporations to help increase the life of crops. As Americans, many do not realize the negative impact that fertilizer has created on framers economic
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government in order to feed humans food that grew in two weeks when it takes an entire season to fully grow crops. Although these advances helped feed America when people needed it the most, corporations have caused farmers to lose everything, including homes and families. The engineered crops can withstand the snow and intense heat. But can humans cannot take the consequences of the government’s poor choice of funding companies which feed people toxins and growth hormones. American citizens need to buy vegetables and fruits from local farmers who do not support hormones and corporate foods. Although altered food is easy and cheap to purchase, the big companies and the government must be stopped by not buying which has been grown with

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