Did you catch the October 20th episode of CSI Miami? You can watch it online at Bad Seed CSI Miami
After seeing the film “Food, Inc.” earlier this year, I found the plot of this film, about genetic messing with corn, a little challenging to follow from the science angle, but I liked it because it dealt with something consumers need to be aware of: agribusiness is messing with our food supply and we do not know the long-term consequences of this on human beings or the environment.
The response of the business owners in the episode is an indictment of consumers: we don’t ask questions; we don’t care where our food comes from; we just want it.
I found an interesting website when looking for information for this episode: Agriculture in Popular Culture. The blogger takes on this episode, but I found his critique confusing as well and asked him to break it down for us pop culture consumers with high school science backgrounds. Check it out…