sometimes in our statistic-infused daily lives, we latch onto certain numbers that "mean" something to us. 50% more likely to get 1/3 less of that stuff...(you get the point). some statistics gain popularity, others notoriety, and some just don't really get questioned. we are an information-loving creature, after all.
as a self-professed foodie (who hates the word foodie), and someone who's definitely interested in the process of food getting from the farm to the table, i found this article interesting.
the moral i get from this story is, seek truth over information.