What is the True Cost of Food?

This short animation movie is made to alert people about some of the problems of producing and eating food using synthetic chemicals, genetically modified organisms(GMO), the cruelty and triple bottom line costs of producing meat. It shows what happens when we allow big corporation interests to control the food chain and therefore our health. Producing and buying local organic food from ethical suppliers can greatly improve these problems.
Some Helpful Solutions Below:

  • Try to eat more fruit and vegetables,and less meat. When you purchase meat try to look for hormone free, grass fed, antibiotic and organic alternatives.
  •  Purchase organic produce whenever possible.
  • Purchase from local and independent sources whenever possible. Farmer markets are ideal.

Send this video to your friends and family so they can understand the benefits of local organic produce. You need to have flashplayer enabled to watch this Google video

Genetically Modified Organisms – Unnatural Selection

This stunning European documentary made available for the first time in the US, reveals several harsh consequences of genetic engineering worldwide.  A failed GM cotton crop prompts farmer suicides in India. Windborne GM canola contaminates organic and conventional farms in Canada. One farmer fights Monsanto in the Supreme Court.  A company seeks approval for giant GM salmon that may threaten the survival of the natural species.  GM pigs are born with ghastly mutations.
And experts reveal how inadequate testing and regulations put us at risk.  It features Vandana Shiva, Andrew Kimbrell, Percy Schmeiser and others.

Genetically Modified Food – Panacea or Poison

A very interesting documentary on genetically engineer food or GE, GMO.  GE food raise serious concern about its safety because it is not properly regulated in North America yet. Primary research on rats feed with GE food show modifications to their internal organs.  The responsibility of testing on the long term effects of GMOs should be done by industry before they are inserted into the food chain.You need to have flashplayer enabled to watch this Google video

The Future of Food: What Every Person Should Know with Deborah Garcia

What should every person know about the food they ingest. The documentary “The Future of Food” changed the way we think about food(and continues to do so) by answering this very question.  But, just how has food actually changed? Do we need to worry about genetically modified foods? What about artificial foods? Learn all this more as Kurt Olson, host of the Educational Forum, sits down with Deborah Garcia the award winning creator of “The Future of Food.”You need to have flashplayer enabled to watch this Google video