On Food: Anti-corn crusaders, shaky science obscure kernels of truth in food discussion

There’s a new fanatical religion that’s spreading through the food world like a common cold on a school bus. It’s based, at least loosely, on a book that paints a grim picture of the modern world and a rosy one of the world as it could be. It uses specious logic and rhetorical sleight of hand and contains contradictory information.

Its practitioners are often fanatical and dismissive of contrary views.

They believe that the greatest evil in the world is corn.

I call them Pol

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