START A PETITION34,000,000 members: the world's largest community for good

King Corn--The Subsidized Crop That Drives Our Fast-Food Nation (TEXT and VERY LONG VIDEO)

Health & Wellness  (tags: corn, genetically engineered, corn-derivatives, food, diet, family, U.S., humans, health, nutrition, disease, illness, risks, safety, research, warning )

- 1054 days ago -
The United States is the number one per capita consumer of corn in the world. As expounded in books like The Omnivore's Dilemma by Michael Pollan, high-fructose corn syrup and other corn-derivatives work their way into nearly every kind of processed...

Select names from your address book   |   Help

We hate spam. We do not sell or share the email addresses you provide.


Carrie B. (311)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 3:30 pm
The video is over an hour, but if you are able to watch it at some point ~ it is quite interesting and informative.

Jason S. (50)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 7:37 pm
Good posting, thanks

Patricia H. (440)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 1:09 am

Lona Goudswaard (87)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 7:02 am
King Corn may well symbolise everything that is wrong with food, lifestyle and corporate greed in the US

Theodore Shayne (56)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 8:46 am
Excellent article.

Elizabeth M. (66)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 9:17 am
Noted and signed petition....will return later to watch video.
Good article!!

Twyla Sparks (208)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 8:34 pm

Mary Donnelly (47)
Monday September 9, 2013, 1:14 am
Great post--thanks.
Or, log in with your
Facebook account:
Please add your comment: (plain text only please. Allowable HTML: <a>)

Track Comments: Notify me with a personal message when other people comment on this story

Loading Noted By...Please Wait


Content and comments expressed here are the opinions of Care2 users and not necessarily that of or its affiliates.

New to Care2? Start Here.