Recently I bought a box of dried fruit from Costco. Upon opening a bag, I noticed that the company was located in
New York, but the product was processed in China. I will be returning the box to the store and from now on will pay
close attention to where the food I eat originated.
Buying clothes and tools made in China is one thing, but after the pet food scare, then the news that counterfeiters
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were putting poisonous chemicals in some medications because it was cheaper and gave them more profits, I decided
enough is enough. I will no longer buy produce from another country, packaged food that states it was processed in
another country or non-organic meats.
We are losing control of our food supply and I would be willing to pay more for my food, or do without, rather than
support continued outsourcing of our food supply. Hershey's is moving its Oakdale plant to Mexico. I have eaten my
last Hershey product.
A recent TV program said more American parents are teaching their children Chinese as a second language because
that's where they see the future going. Does that scare anyone? Is cheaper worth the risk?