Can’t argue about commercial tomatoes. An exception, if you can find them, are Campari cherry tomatoes, some of which are about the size of a Fourth-Of-July tomato. They taste like tomatoes, all year long. They breed true from the seed of the store-bought ones and can be grown in a pot if you prune them a bit.
I’m older than you. Store bought bread is, IMO, better now than back in 1950, when store-bought meant Wonder Bread or something like it.
Bologna depends, again, IMO, on the brand. Some is truly gut-wrenching and some is not. Sandwich types are worse than ring types. I really can’t taste or otherwise experience any difference in the top brands over even 50 years ago.
But, you can always bake bread and switch to hard salami (Genoa) for sandwiches.
I throw my support to the non-GMO foods.
Raising kids has been an eye opener regarding the food we eat. I started looking at what I was putting in a child’s body and became really concerned with the lack of nutritional value in the majority of processed foods, GMO or not.
I also don’t believe this is a Right-Left problem. I’m not for government mandates in general. I do believe there is a market solution to this. But, the large food processors can’t be allowed to squash the non-GMO producers by lobbying for their own government mandates.
There is a lot of information available, and you don’t have to get it from Natural News, etc.
Our bread now likely comes from Atlanta rather than locally in Knoxville. But I can go to Subway and they have good fresh baked bread in most stores. The Bologna and other processed meats depends greatly on how much & what type of additives they toss in. I had a doctor tell me that much.
Here's a strange one though. My son in law can no longer handle eating any foods with onion in it cooked or raw.