Rob: Your book is about big Pharma and Big Food. What's big food?
Agribusiness-- intersection between big food and big Pharma. They work together.
Antibiotics in chicken-- millions of pounds of tetracycline used-- that may be why chicken soup is curing what ails you.
Antibiotics get into the crops.
Meat industry denies that they're responsible for bacteria that are resistant to antibiotics.
A huge amount of Big pharma revenue comes from animals.
Drugs that are used in livestock will be a shock to people.
Rob: How do people avoid or protect themselves from these dangers?
Psychoactive drugs that are even in the water. Study in Canada found that a lot of fish were on Prozac.
Rob: What drugs are sold based on deficiency?
Convincing people are depressed, it de-politicizes things-- takes away from people getting angry and active and unifying and uniting when you tell them they have a personal problem.
They say in the US one out of four women are on an antidepressant.
They're also trying to introduce generalized pain conditions--
They're now prescribing heavy duty seizure / epilepsy drugs for pain.
Why are people taking an anti-psychotic for a little anxiety, or an anti-seizure drug for pain?
Rob: Why are they taking them?
Doctors see patients who come in with a coupon for a prescription for an antidepressant
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