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The State of the Food Industry Is Rotten

A new Netflix documentary series tries to shine a light on how corporate malfeasance and fraud affects everything we eat.
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If Netflix’s is a delectable exercise in , , its newest docuseries, is more of an appetite suppressant. Over six episodes, the show tackles a variety of afflictions blighting the food industry, from a glut of diluted Chinese honey undercutting American beekeepers to mafiosi-like power grabs in New England fisheries. ’s scope is wide, and its message is often hard to discern. (Raw milk, the subject of one episode, is portrayed as both the potential savior of a dying industry and a kind of snake oil that can literally

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