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Food Inc

Chicken Farmers Decry Monopolization Of Industry, "Indentured Servitude," In Gov't Hearing

AP | CHRISTOPHER LEONARD | Posted 05.25.2011 | Food

NORMAL, Ala. — Alabama chicken farmer Garry Staples told federal officials Friday that there's no open market in the poultry industry. The 57-y...

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 | Books
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 iP...

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 Amazon.com, 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.

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 ...

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

"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.

Tsunami Julia

Betty Fussell | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Betty Fussell

Holding a mirror up to the nature of the American food scene is just too much for millions of us to stomach. We'd so much rather feed our hunger with images of Julia/Meryl's joy.

Food Inc: Worth Seeing, Even More Worth Believing

Maria Rodale | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Those of us who can afford to change need to help those who can't. There is really only one thing that matters; one thing that can truly change the world... Grow, buy, eat, and serve organic food.

Meet Happy Chickens

Sarah Newman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Sarah Newman

I had the pleasure of interviewing 12-year old Orren Fox of Newburyport, MA who happens to keep 25 backyard chickens.

Jim Cramer Thinks Food, Inc. Could Inflame The Justice Dept To Take On Monsanto (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Last week, Jim Cramer did a fascinating segment on the seed giant and Roundup herbicide producer, Monsanto. He posits that Monsanto could be a prime t...