Supermarkets: The naked truth

| 15th January 2006
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The Ecologist September 2004 issue caused a sensation with its report on supermarkets: From the chemicals in a bagged salad to the destruction of local shops the report reveals all the facts the supermarkets don't want you to know...
 

PERMANENT GLOBAL SUMMERTIME
SALAD
APPLES
MY 'BIG WELCOME'
READY MEALS
BREAD
CHICKEN
FISH
TESCO
BEWARE THE SUPERMARKET BUYER
LIFE ON THE CHECKOUT
GHOST TOWN BRITAIN
HOW TO STOP SHOPPING IN SUPERMARKETS

A world without communities…is this a world you want? This special report on supermarkets has been built on two remarkable books: Shopped by Joanna Blythman and Not on the Label by Felicity Lawrence. We urge you to read both of them. Having read them we doubt you'll ever shop in a supermarket again. Don’t keep the truth about supermarkets to yourself – buy copies of both books for friends and family. There’s only one thing that allows supermarket bosses to sleep well at night and that’s the sound of ringing cash tills.

This article first appeared in the Ecologist September 2004

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