Is Industrial Food Dangerous? If there was a story told in which a person had developed rashes along with intensely itchy sores with strange fibers protruding from underneath their skin, what would be the suspected disease or sickness? Is it something new and rare? Is it something curable?
Morgellon’s Disease is the name of this sickness, and while there are only 1,200 people registered to be suffering from this disease, many more people out there are suffering from this same thing and have no idea what it is (Laibow, 2008). This disease is the result of industrialized food that has been genetically modified, or altered, that these people have consumed.
Industrialized foods are a problem because of genetic engineering and pesticides, and can be solved by choosing to consume organic food because of its nutritional value, and the methods that are used to grow it.
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