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Food, Inc.is guaranteed to shake up our perceptions of what we eat. This powerful documentary deconstructing the corporate food industry in America was hailed byEntertainment Weeklyas "more than a terrific movieit's an important movie." Aided by expert commentators such as Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser, the film poses questions such as: Where has my food come from, and who has processed it? What are the giant agribusinesses and what stake do they have in maintaining the status quo of food production and consumption? How can I feed my family healthy foods affordably?Expanding on the film's themes, the bookFood, Inc.will answer those questions through a series of challenging essays by leading experts and thinkers. This book will encourage those inspired by the film to learn more about the issues, and act to change the world.
Karl Weber is a writer and editor based in New York. He collaborated with Muhammad Yunus on his bestseller Creating a World Without Poverty, edited The Best of I. F. Stone, and, with Andrew W. Savitz, co-authored The Triple Bottom Line: How Today’s Best-Run Companies Are Achieving Economic, Social, and Environmental Success—And How You Can Too.
Table of Contents
|Food, Inc.: The Film|
|Reforming Fast Food Nation: A Conversation||p. 3|
|Another Take Food Safety Consequences of Factory Farms. Food & Water Watch||p. 19|
|Exploring the Corporate Powers Behind the Way We Eat: The Making of Food, Inc.||p. 27|
|Another Take Food Sovereignty for U.S. Consumers. Food & Water Watch||p. 41|
|Inside the Food Wars|
|Organics-Healthy Food, and So Much More||p. 47|
|Another Take The Dirty Six: The Worst Animal Practices in Agribusiness. Humane Society of the United States||p. 61|
|Food, Science, and the Challenge of World Hunger-Who Will Control the Future?||p. 65|
|Another Take Hazards of Genetically Engineered Foods and Crops: Why We Need A Global Moratorium. Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association||p. 79|
|The Ethanol Scam: Burning Food to Make Motor Fuel||p. 91|
|Another Take Exposure to Pesticides: A Fact Sheet. Organic Consumers Association||p. 103|
|The Climate Crisis at the End of Our Fork||p. 105|
|Another Take Global Warming and Your Food. Cool Foods Campaign||p. 119|
|Cheap Food: Workers Pay the Price||p. 123|
|Another Take Fields of Poison: California Farmworkers and Pesticides. Pesticide Action Network North America||p. 143|
|The Financial Crisis and World Hunger||p. 149|
|Another Take The Scope of the World Food Crisis. FoodFirst Information and Action Network||p. 161|
|What You Can do About it|
|Why Bother?||p. 169|
|Another Take Ten Steps to Starting a Community Garden. American Community Gardening Association||p. 179|
|Declare Your Independence||p. 183|
|Another Take Questions for a Farmer||p. 197|
|Eating Made Simple||p. 209|
|Another Take World Hunger-Your Actions Matter.||p. 219|
|Improving Kids' Nutrition: An Action Tool Kit for Parents and Citizens||p. 227|
|Another Take Childhood Obesity: The Challenge. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation||p. 259|
|Produce to the People: A Prescription for Health||p. 263|
|To Learn More-Books, Websites, and Organizations Offering Further Insight into America's Food System and Its Future||p. 275|
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