Consumers May Not Be to Blame for the Obesity Epidemic

Cartoon illustrating the failure of the government to recognize a serious and obvious problem.

Teague Scanlon, Staff Writer

October 31, 2014

In the 1970's, large food companies began to realize that sugar was becoming pretty expensive to use, due to the high tariffs on imports and the inefficiency of farming cane sugar naturally. Because the corn industry is heavily subsidized by the government, scientists found that High Fructose Corn...

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