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In Defense of Food

The Government's Role in Our Food System

Clip: Episode 1 | 1m 27s

Proposals that the government should regulate sodas and junk food and encourage healthier eating arouse bitter controversy. But the fact is that the government is already deeply involved in shaping what we eat, through policies that help determine the kind of food we raise on our farms. So the real question is not whether to bring in the government, but whether its direction should be changed..

Aired: 12/23/15

Rating: NR

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