The Future of Food

By at April 18, 2007 | 2:09 pm | Print

An important documentary about GM food and Monsanto.

(sadly no longer available in full on google video, so here is an intro from youtube)

As Celsias put it, “this is a must-watch for anyone who eats (um… yes, that means you).”

“There is a revolution happening in the farm fields and on the dinner tables of America — a revolution that is transforming the very nature … all » of the food we eat.

THE FUTURE OF FOOD offers an in-depth investigation into the disturbing truth behind the unlabeled, patented, genetically engineered foods that have quietly filled U.S. grocery store shelves for the past decade.

From the prairies of Saskatchewan, Canada to the fields of Oaxaca, Mexico, this film gives a voice to farmers whose lives and livelihoods have been negatively impacted by this new technology. The health implications, government policies and push towards globalization are all part of the reason why many people are alarmed by the introduction of genetically altered crops into our food supply.

Shot on location in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, THE FUTURE OF FOOD examines the complex web of market and political forces that are changing what we eat as huge multinational corporations seek to control the world’s food system. The film also explores alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture, placing organic and sustainable agriculture as real solutions to the farm crisis today.”

See also our earlier posts on Supermarket Secrets and Tescopoly

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3 Comments


  1. bcm, 7 years ago Reply

    ‘Future of Food’ is an excellent documentary. I have watched it many times. Also, to see what has happened in India because of GMO’s, watch ‘I Want My Father Back’.

    GMO’s are a “Trojan Horse”.

    No scientist knows the full effect of violently penetrating the DNA barrier to create GMO’s; and no scientist knows everything about how these GMO’s will behave inside the human body. They also do not know everything about how these GMO’s will react in the open eco-system.

    If any scientist says that he does know, he is arrogant, unintelligent, or he is being paid by a pro-GMO economic concern.


  2. cidanandas, 6 years ago Reply

    We can all live without supermarkets!
    Mother Nature supplies everything!
    But some greedy men grabbed all land,
    And organized scarcity!

    Just visit these sites for alternative society:

    http://varnasrama.org [self-sufficient farms,Asia]
    http://workingvillages.org [green revolution,Congo]


  3. cidanandas, 5 years ago Reply

    it’s now time to start!

    plse visit website!


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