Analysis Of The Book Omnivore 's Dilemma By Michael Pollan

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In the book Omnivore’s Dilemma by Michael Pollan, he talks about our national eating disorders started and the impact it has on the world. Pollan argues with the nature of its supermarket and how it is linked to our food production. In saying this where do these foods come from? What are they made of? And who produces it? His self-discoveries covers the ins and out of our food systems through industrials corn, pastoral grass (organic food), and the forest (hunting-gathering). In the Chapter “Our National Eating Disorder”, Pollan points out how we Americans supermarket seems to be artificial and does not progress towards nature; plants and animals. Pollan gives the surprising fact that most of the world eats a fifth of its meals in the car, that fact is absolutely amazing (Pollan 11). The astonishing fact shows that America’s food industry has indeed changed. The debate is whether the change is good or bad. The book entails that the food industry that we currently have tries to keep up with the vastly growing population of the United States. The population of the United States has grown significantly since the 1970s. The industrial food production is designed for all Americans to view our food system as the best food system, but an average consumers lack knowledge of the food they eat which is genetically modified that been taken from nature and created by mankind.
Corn is the biggest conquer crop that expands and grown over the years, which is important to the modern day…
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