In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government's regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. Our nation's food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. We have bigger-breasted chickens, the perfect pork chop, herbicide-resistant soybean seeds, even tomatoes that won't go bad, but we also have new strains of E. coli—the harmful bacteria that causes illness for an estimated 73,000 Americans annually. We are riddled with widespread obesity, particularly among children, and an epidemic level of diabetes among adults.
“QFT and Holywood Transition Town present a special screening of Food Inc. with discussion and an introduction by John McCormick of the Soil Association at QFT Sunday 28th February at 6pm.
Book ahead to avoid disappointment atwww.queensfilmtheatre.com Film actually runs from 26th February for a week so if you can’t make Sunday night there is still plenty of opportunity to see it.
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