I am a New Zealander living in the Middle East as the climate and lack of huge amounts of trees, flowers and grasses makes my quality of life much improved. Unfortunately, foreigners are arriving and corrupting the food practices here by introducing all the things we are trying to have removed in processed food, as well as bringing in all the junk food and fast food chains. Currently the food producing companies coming from Europe have introduced synthetic antioxidants into all the types of oil, including safflower and sunflower, which used to be available in abundance unpolluted. – by email.