Do You Really Know What You’re Eating?
This morning, when I went to my university’s food court to grab lunch with a couple of friends, my friend sat down with a tasty-looking meat sandwich. I asked her, “What kind of meat is that?” It didn’t look like any meat that I’d seen commonly before, but it was clearly meat. It had little translucent white dots of fat among the pink flesh. She said that it was salami, to which my other friend asked, “What kind of meat is salami?”
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I am a freshman at Santa Clara University and have taken two contiguous critical thinking and writing classes during my fall and winter quarters here. The class subtopics focus on food, self, and culture, where I have learned extensively about the food industry. While adding my life experiences and personal interpretations to the food topics that the class has developed and extrapolated on, I have been introduced to many different mediums of communication. From interviewing people to the varietal modes of research, I have developed a more rounded awareness. Continue reading The Price is Not Always Right/ Matthew Helfond