The film starts with facts you will have heard before if you've read Eric Schlosser and Michael Pollan, but it quickly passes on to the stories of individuals.
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Looking at today's society it seems clear that when it comes to our food and nutrition, our priorities are out of whack. We need a wake up call and Food, Inc. is just that.
Food, Inc. is a film whose time has come. With the economic meltdown and the change at the White House, people are demanding more transparency and accountability from those in charge.
Robbie Kenner didn't mean to make a horror film when he started working on Food, Inc.. But you can't shine a light on our food chain without exposing some ugly truths.
The folksy Frank Perdue is long gone, my friends, but his chemically altered chickens live on! For this reason alone, Food, Inc. demands to be seen.
Food, Inc. is a hard movie to enjoy. Not that it's not well-made. Just the opposite: It's so convincingly compelling.
I wish I could live completely off the land, consuming food from my own garden perhaps! However, it's just not in the cards.
FRESH, which premieres this week in New York, Boston and DC, "celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system."
After more than 25 years of environmental activism and a life and career dedicated to organic, I can assure readers organic is better.
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