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Food, Inc.'s Eric Schlosser Urges Senate to Pass Food Safety Bill

Jean Halloran | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jean Halloran

Schlosser is joining with Consumers Union to urge consumers to fight for passage of FDA food safety reform legislation, which passed the House last year and is now stalled awaiting action in the Senate.

Will Big Ag Continue its Pointless Crusade Against Real Food on PBS?

Kurt Michael Friese | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kurt Michael Friese

As food issues come out of the foodie fringe and into the mainstream, moneyed special interests are beginning to fear for their bottom lines just a little bit.

Greenwashing Corn: Industrial Ag Tries to Bolster its Tarnished Image

Donald Carr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Donald Carr

EWG can hardly wait to get our invitation to hear how the corn growers are going to boost their image with environmentalists by growing more corn.

Farmers Look for Justice in the Poultry Industry

Dave Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dave Murphy

Poultry farmers face daily fear, uncertainty and intimidation from the companies they contract with. This type of intimidation is a clear sign of how powerful and arrogant these companies have grown.

Michelle: Talk to Your Husband About Obesity

Stanton Peele | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Stanton Peele

Corn production is heavily subsidized by the government, masking its environmental, transportation, and processing costs.

Calorie Count Disclosure And The Health Care Bill: Will This Lead To A Food Revolution?

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One aspect of the health care bill that is taking effect immediately is that chain restaurants will be required to prominently display nutrition infor...

NPR Compares Animal Factory to Sinclair and Schlosser

David Kirby | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Kirby

Ignorance is not bliss. Ignorance is ignorant. We should not ignore the potential for animal factory farming to one day come back and bite us all in our collective, blissful behinds.

Food, Inc Director says "It's not just about food, it's about our right to know" (VIDEO)

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

Robert Kenner's documentary about the industrialization of food got a plug from Oprah, was nominated for "Best Documentary" in this year's Academy Awa...

How to Annoy PETA and Monsanto, Part 2 of our Interview with Food, Inc Director (VIDEO)

Frank Sesno | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Frank Sesno

The production, transportation and sale of food requires millions of barrels of oil and per year. Kenner argues maybe science can help us find a solution.

Green News Report -- March 9, 2010 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport Now available via Stitcher Radio's way cool iPhone app! Now available via Stitcher Radio's way cool app! Listen on your iPh...

Ten Minutes with: Food, Inc.'s Robert Kenner

Fabio Periera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Fabio Periera

What's in your hamburger? Having beaten out Michael Jackson's: This is It in DVD sales on, the Oscar-nominated documentary Food, Inc. garne...

The Oscars Go Green: Food, Inc., The Cove, Get Nods From The Academy (VIDEOS)

Huffington Post | Gazelle Emami | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Oscar nominations are in, and we're happy to see Food, Inc. and The Cove are among those honored. Both are up for best documentary, and each bring...

Edible Cinema Makes Good: Food, Inc. Earns an Oscar Nod

Leslie Hatfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Leslie Hatfield

Food, Inc. is an amazing film that caught fire upon release and is still burning bright, having caught the attention of Oprah Winfrey.

The Yoga of Eating Animals

Derek Beres | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Derek Beres

If yoga teachers fail to recognize the damage being done around them then we are losing an essential community of voices who have to help reverse this agricultural monoculture.

Got Ethics? Dirty Dairy Exposed

Sarah Newman | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Sarah Newman

You don't have to give up dairy, but you can start buying dairy from local farms that treat their animals humanely.

Michael Pollan On Oprah: Let's Vote With Our Forks (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Wednesday, Oprah hosted Michael Pollan author and food expert to talk about his latest book, Food Rules, and the Documentary Food, Inc. which takes a ...

A Meatless Thanksgiving

Tina Traster | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tina Traster

No one wants a turkey-less Thanksgiving. I resigned myself to a meal at someone else's house, cringing at the sight of a gravy-dripping bird proudly displayed in the center of a dining room table.

Happiness in the Post-Shopping Economy

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

My late mother used shopping as a hobby. If she were still alive, I wonder if she would be looking for something else to occupy her time. It seems many Americans are.

Big Barack Bummer

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

It's disappointing that the Obama Administration is not providing the visionary leadership on agriculture, like it is in some many other policy areas.

Keep the Food, Inc. Conversation Going (and Win a DVD!)

Robert Kenner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert Kenner

Industrial food companies don't want us thinking about how our food is produced. They spend billions of dollars maintaining the myth of small family farms with white picket fences and cows on green pastures.

10 Tips For A Sustainable Thanksgiving

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Preparing a sustainable meal can be a selfish endeavor; I guarantee you that it will be more fun, tastier and make for a good conversation at your table. However, it's also about our global community.

Better Late Than Never: The Best Movies of 2009

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Pardon the obvious tardiness, but as often occurs, life got in the way. So, no more procrastination, here are my favorite films of the just finished year.

"Local": A Word Worth Saving!

Mike Callicrate | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Mike Callicrate

Most don't realize how dramatically food quality has declined under the industrial food system. They, too, often hide behind the false and misleading marketing provided by their food service company.

From Fast Food Nation to Pro Food Ventures

Rob Smart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Rob Smart

Early pioneers of the sustainable food movement, with dirt on their hands, lessons learned and progress made, have played a critical role in blazing trails for new ventures.

From Fries to Fennel, How Food, Inc. Is Changing America

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

Food, Inc., the widely celebrated documentary that continues to expand nationwide as quickly as GMO seeds infect organic crops, is topping the box office in documentary sales.