(Photo cribbed from food-info.net.)
The Wall Street Journal has an excellent story today about the tortuous journey of chemical-contaminated ginger from China to the plates of Californians, where it is making people sick.
More evidence that cheap supermarket food only seems cheap. The hidden costs are really ugly.
More reason to trust your local farmer, or even better, to go grocery shopping in your own backyard. At least then, you have a good idea of what you’re getting. Plus, trust me, the shopping experience is way more pleasant.