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'Why being a foodie isn't \"elitist\"'

 |  Eco Catholic

Eric Schlosser, author of Fast Food Nation, wrote a piece in the Washington Post last week titled "Why being a foodie isn't 'elitist.'"

The 'elitist' epithet, he says, is a familar line of attack. In the decade since his book was published, he has been called that, plus a socialist, a communist, and un-American. Others who promote organic and local food are called "food fascists." The name-calling is a form of misdirection, an attempt to evade a serious debate about U.S. agricultural policies.

Read the article on the Washington Post Web site.

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