Apparently I'm not the only one who questions the wisdom of Pollanism. This and this. Also this, a nice bit of enthusiasm tempered with a healthy dose of reality and context.
Tip o' the mug to Jacob Grier, a guy who enjoys common sense as much as I do.
Website of Maureen Ogle, author and historian. Books include Ambitious Brew: The Story of American Beer, In Meat We Trust: An Unexpected History of Carnivore America, and Key West: History of An Island of Dreams.