BAKERSFIELD, Calif. - If you've lived in Kern County long enough, you've heard the old saying, whether it's from a farmer, on a billboard, or from a politician: "Kern County farmers feed the world."
What a lot of people don't know is that some of the food we sell on a global market - sometimes even marketed as "organic" - is grown using diluted oil wastewater.
"It's hot. It's stinking. There's oil floating on it," said Tom Frantz, a small farmer and environmentalist. "Nobody should be eating that food." Read more