PALM BEACH POST: Don’t be fooled by disingenuous grower

Palm Beach Post: Written by Paul O' Neil. June 13, 2017.

Keith Wedgworth’s opinion piece, “Glades farmers again bear brunt of reservoir efforts” (June 6), is pure propaganda.

Wedgworth portrays his family as toil-and-soil farmers who provide Americans with “fruits, vegetables, and grains.” In reality, they are sugar barons. The “food” they grow has no nutritional value and is a cause of America’s obesity and diabetes epidemics.

The Wedgworths also own Florida’s largest fertilizer company. Fertilizer runoff is a contributor to Florida’s water pollution and toxic algae blooms.

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