What we eat literally becomes us. It is one of our most intimate communions with the web of life. When we turn our food into a commodity that we consume for the lowest possible price and the highest possible short-term pleasure, without regard for the planet or the humans and animals who may have been involved in its production, our choices come back to haunt us. We are toxifying our bodies as we are toxifying our planet with a toxic food system. This toxic food system is crippling our economy, it’s causing millions of deaths, and it’s causing widespread suffering to a majority of the humans alive today. And it is completely preventable.
Excerpted from a podcast interview with Ocean Robbins on Unplug. To listen to the whole interview, click here.