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Mario Batali: "Listen To What The Earth And Scientists And Farmers Are Telling Us" About Our Food

11/22/2010 10:33 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

What lies ahead in the future of food? I don't think we'll be eating high-tech food pills anytime soon, thankfully. But with problems like collapsing fisheries and rising levels of childhood obesity, we do need to step back and consider where we want to be a few decades from now.

The future of food in America hinges on our ability to listen to what the earth and scientists and farmers are telling us. The issues surrounding food are not all black and white, good or bad. We must embrace moderation, from big business to the small producer, from steak to tofu. My own concerns are hardly unique to me--and I neglect countless important points--so think of what follows as the start of a conversation.

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