... because what you don't know (about where your food is grown and/or processed) can kill you.
I haven't been following the news of the latest foodborne illness breakout. I say the latest with a touch of sarcasm, because it seems like the news is full of such reports on too regular a basis these days.
At the same time, I know it's not a situation we should make light of. It's serious and horrible ... and not something I ever want to experience.
Right now, it's Listeria in cantaloupes. I can't imagine feeding my daughters something like a cantaloupe - fresh, sweet fruit, which they love - and having them sickened because of it. I can't imagine what that would feel like,
Which is why, I'm too much like the author of this article when it comes to purchasing our food ... and I've heard those same things come out of my mouth when talking with my daughters about why we make the food purchases that we do.
... because what we don't know about where our food is grown and who grows it, can, indeed, kill us.