Jeff Nelson

Jeff Nelson

Posted November 13, 2009

Published in Food

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What's Wrong with this Picture?

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Front of the Los Angeles Times website there is currently a story entitled Food-borne pathogens carry devastating long-term effects. It's about salmonella and how it's introduced into foods from animals. The article is here.

So what would you expect the photo accompanying this article might be?

Here it is




Thumbnail image for Picture 83.pngTomatoes of course!  Those darn tomatoes are responsible for all the sickness!

Is this sending a visual message that fruits or veggies are the thing to fear -- when the reality is the sickness and devastation is caused by cattle and animal agriculture?

Don't get me wrong, it's great that they're doing an article about this. But I guess they can only go so far.