By JG Vibes
March 11, 2013
For food markets to establish this sort of voluntary agreement with their suppliers would create the same sort consumer awareness that supporters of government mandates are looking to achieve, without giving the FDA more power and control over the food supply and businesses in the food industry.
Additionally, this action taken by Whole Foods is more proof that politics is not necessary to solve these kinds of problems, or any problems for that matter. Anything that people are trying to achieve politically can be handled far better if people cut out the middleman and negotiate directly with one another.
It is likely that this will not stop at Whole Foods, other grocery stores will probobly see that a standard has been set and will also want to provide the same level of transparency for their customers, because once their customers learn that it’s possible, that is what they will be shopping for.
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J.G. Vibes is the author of an 87 chapter counter-culture textbook called Alchemy of the Modern Renaissance, a staff writer, reporter for dev-test.intellihub.com and Executive Producer of the Bob Tuskin Radio Show. You can keep up with his work, which includes free podcasts, free e-books & free audiobooks at his website www.aotmr.com