This morning on NPR’s Morning Edition, host Steve Inskeep talked to the filmmakers of Food, Inc. about the problems with our (often brutal and unhealthy) assembly line system of food production.
[Side note: Guess who's going Hollywood? (And by Hollywood, I mean "Boston.") Chelsea Green's own Makenna Goodman will be attending a screening of Food, Inc. this Tuesday—at the behest of Gary Hirshberg, CE-Yo of Stonyfield Farms, in the wake of their friendly (and fun to watch) online dustup over organic vs. non-organic foods, and what certification really means for small farmers.]
SI: There is a single sentence early in this film that seems to lay out your entire argument. I think we could spend the rest of the interview discussing the assertions you make in this one sentence. Let’s Listen.
RK [tape]:“Now our food comes from enormous assembly lines where the animals and the workers are being abused, and the food has become much more dangerous in ways that are being deliberately hidden from us.”