Walmart's Death Grip on Groceries Is Making Life Worse for Millions of PeopleSubmitted by Bob-45 on Sun, 03/31/2013 - 10:31
Friday, 29 March 2013 09:33 By Stacy Mitchell, AlterNet | Report
Walmart's growing control of our food system has been to intensify the rural and urban poverty that drives unhealthy food choices.
When Michelle Obama visited a Walmart in Springfield, Missouri, a few weeks ago to praise the company's efforts to sell healthier food, she did not say why she chose a store in Springfield of all cities. But, in ways that Obama surely did not intend, it was a fitting choice. This Midwestern city provides a chilling look at where Walmart wants to take our food system.