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Mike Espy on Health Care

 

 


Our farming, food, & health policies need to be aligned

Government programs that have benefitted those who grow food and those who process it haven't necessarily benefitted those who eat it, said Mike Espy, former U.S. Secretary of Agriculture.

"We are eating ourselves to death," said Espy, who said adults, including himself, don't easily grow out of lard-laced, sugar-spiked childhoods. One reason for this dietetic disaster, he said, is the fact that, in the United States "neither [farm policy nor food policy] has anything to do with health policy."

Source: U.Miss. Medical Center on 2018 MS Senate Special Election , Sep 8, 2016

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