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Vote with Your Fork

Create Change, One Bite at a Time

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JIBBIE49

11/4/2008 8:59:50 PM

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The government doesn't need to TAX junk food and subsidize healthy food. We live in a Free Market Economy, and what people SELL is determined by what people BUY. We need to educate people about buying HEALTHY food. That would get more produced. IF you don't buy JUNK FOOD, they will not keep making it.

CAROLJ35

11/4/2008 6:55:45 PM

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So well written!!! Just an excellent article that everyone should read.

KYANN402

11/4/2008 6:31:54 PM

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Excelllent! One of the best statements about the ethics of eating I've read. Thank you.

SANDPAPER7

11/4/2008 3:43:21 PM

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Fantastic article! Our actions really do speak loudly. And leaders like Coach Nicole help remind us of effective ways we can act for change. Thanks!

LIZABAKER

11/4/2008 2:30:41 PM

Dead on! Thank you for putting all this so succinctly. (Michael Pollan for Secretary of the Dept of Agriculture!)

SARAHRENAY

11/4/2008 12:46:11 PM

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Very inspirational article!

SUSANSUSAN4

11/4/2008 7:13:11 AM

The government should put a high sales tax on junk foods and use the money to subsidize healthy foods like whole wheat bread, fruits and vegetables, fish, olive oil, etc. If someone buys cola, they will pay double what they pay now, and if someone buys milk, they will pay half the price. People will make changes to save money and eat a healthier diet, the country's health care costs will go down, and even poor people will be able to afford healthy food. Lobby the new government!

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