Safety Concern at Grocery Store Corn Essay

1730 Words7 Pages
People should be aware of the amount of corn they’re taking in and food companies should return to producing wholehearted healthy foods rather than genetically modified corn bi-products. The amount of corn juices and oils a human body consumes on a daily basis should not be considered healthy for any human and the body isn’t engineered to use all of its nutrients in a healthy manner. Wholesome and healthy food has been made far more expensive in such little quantities making it almost impossible for most middle class families to avoid anything but corn-based foods. The food industry is no longer concerned with the average person consuming decent products but rather making money to support their multi-million dollar lifestyles. The people…show more content…
Cows aren’t the only animal being affected by the corn diet given by the farmers; chicken and pigs have began to suffer from the massive corn intake as well. Chickens who eat corn are growing so quickly; they don’t function as properly as chickens raised on feed. They die at a faster rate and lose most normal abilities such as walking and even standing. Pigs have been reported to have identical issues. They can’t stand on their own for long and they’re growing five times the amount they are normally made to. This is a bad thing though because instead of buying wholehearted meat, people are buying genetically enhanced, diseased bi-products. One of the most popular forms of corn being integrated in foods all over the nation can be seen as high-fructose corn syrup. This is found in a lot of things around a normal kitchen and the amount of food it’s in is extremely shocking. Most foods purchased from the store have high-fructose corn syrup and other corn bi-products than the actual food you’ve purchased. Alike the animals, this has begun to slow humans down. An interview conducted by Anchorage Daily News has George Bray telling them “that the introduction of high-fructose corn syrup and increased consumption of soft drinks and other beverages that contain it are important contributors to the obesity epidemic” (Ann Potempa). The obesity rate has skyrocketed because the amount of corn being taken in is unhealthy and detrimental to the human body. The more corn you
Open Document