Thursday, August 26, 2010

Food industry expert goes off on CNN over egg issue

Posted By on Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 1:42 PM

I like Michael Pollan, the investigative journalist and author who writes about America's food industry. He doesn't try to sooth us with what we want to hear, he reports what he discovers as he digs into what the food industry is really all about.

With that in mind, he went off on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360 this week over the egg issue. You can watch that video here.

Bottom line: You get what you pay for, which is no surprise. And, cheap food really isn't cheap when you have to spend a bundle cleaning up the messes bad food can create ... and you can never pay enough to replace a human life should one of the industry's mishaps lead to someone's untimely death.

Here's Michael talking about other aspects of the food industry earlier this year:

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