FOOD SAFETY - MICROBIAL
Don't Get Sicky Wit It
Don't Be a Gambler
Food Irradiation
I Will Survive
Keep it Cool
Mantenga Bien la Comida
Stomachache Tonight
We are the Microbes
You Better Wash Your Hands

FOOD SAFETY - GENERAL
A Case of Norwalk
Fifty Ways to Eat Your Oysters
Stayin' Alive
U.S.D.A.
Who Left the Food Out

HEALTH & NUTRITION
Eat it
Jump
Veggie Believer

MAD COW DISEASE
Beware La Vaca Loca

PESTICIDES
Bring Back Delaney
I Sprayed it on the Grapevine
Political Hay

OLESTRA
Feelin' All Right

BIOTECH
Clonin' DNA
Frank N. Foode
Still Seems Like Food to Me

TOXICOLOGY
Rat Number 49

ACADEMIC LIFE
Money for Nothing

Still Seems Like Food to Me
In the style of Billy Joel's "Still Rock and Roll to Me"


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What's the matter with the food I'm eating
Are you worried that it's modified?
Maybe I should buy my food organic
Till these high-tech fears subside
Inside I tell ya that I'm not so worried honey
Even if Monsanto's makin' lots of money
Roundup ready soy beans
BST and fish genes
It still seems like food to me

What's the matter with the corn I'm nibbling
Are you worried that it's got BT?
Seems peculiar that the government said
It's fine for animals but not for me
The farmers love it 'cause the corn borer's dying
Others say it might prevent the monarchs from flying
Allergens, Starlink
You wanna know what I think It still seems like food to me

Oh it doesn't matter what they say in the papers
'Cause it's always been the same old scene
There's some new food on your plate
It's hard to get the story straight
From a feature in a magazine
About a complicated gene

We hear the stories about biotech's promise
And the ways to improve our plants
Industry's hoping we'll accept their new products
If we just give 'em half a chance
But until we see some benefits for consumers
There's sure to be resistance from lots of baby boomers
Agriculture's new wave
I'll just have to be brave
It still seems like food to me

What's the problem with genetic changes
We've been making 'em for hundreds of years
All those crops from conventional breeding
Never sparked the same types of fears
But now we're able to move genes across species
Cutting edge research hand-in-hand with ethics theses
It's the next phase, fears raised,
Trails blazed, anyways
It still seems like food to me

Everybody's talking 'bout the new crops,
Funny, but it still seems like food to me.