“Food, Inc.” Broadcast Scheduled for April 21, 2010

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Food, IncWe’re excited to announce that the POV/PBS broadcast of the Academy Award shortlisted film, Food, Inc., has been set for Wednesday, April 21 at 9 PM on most PBS stations. You can check listings on your local PBS station closer to the date, but if you don’t want to miss this broadcast be sure to sign up for a reminder on our TV Schedule page.

In Food, Inc., producer-director Robert Kenner and investigative authors Eric Schlosser and Michael Pollan lift the veil on the U.S. food industry. You’ll never look at dinner the same way. Learn more about Food, Inc. »

We’ll be adding exclusive interviews, Web features, additional video and other cool stuff to the Food, Inc. website in the coming weeks and months. In the meantime, here’s a video clip from Monday’s Daily Show on Comedy Central featuring Food, Inc. contributor Michael Pollan talking with John Stewart about food, health care policy and the growing healthy food movement.

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  • http://www.customer-satisfaction-questionnaire.com Andy Perkins

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    This film has completely changed how I think about food – and I was already a vegetarian to start with. For me, the most troubling aspect was the incredible degree of concentration among producers. That there can be so few major suppliers for such a critical industry seems absolutely against our national (and international) interest.
    Andy Perkins
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  • Patty R

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    I sat watching this show with my jaw on the floor. I had superficially known about the prevelance of corn products and of Monsanto’s GMO plants. I just didn’t know how prevelant and pervasive they were until now. I thought there was a law against monopolies (De Beers?). Why isn’t this applying to Monsanto and how they are essentially controlling 90% of the soybean production in this country? Wouldn’t you think this is a serious national security issue? I recall there was a problem with a GMO corn using a gene from a peanut and it ended up causing food allergies to those that were allergic to peanuts. I am shocked that the government does not require disclosure on GMO foods in this country. I guess the government is no longer by the people and for the people…