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The Future of Food

(DVD - 2004)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Future of Food
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Documents the trend of unlabeled genetically-modified foods which have become increasingly prevalent in grocery stores. Unravels the complex web of market and political forces that are changing the nature of what we eat. Explores organic and sustainable agriculture as alternatives to large-scale industrial agriculture.
Publisher: [Mill Valley, Calif.] : Lily Films, c2004
Edition: Special ed. widescreen presentation
ISBN: 1595870393
Branch Call Number: DVD 363.1929 FUTURE
Characteristics: 2 videodiscs (88 min.) :,sd., col. ;,4 3/4 in

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Documents the trend of unlabeled genetically-modified foods which have become increasingly prevalent in grocery stores. Unravels the complex web of market and political forces that are changing the nature of what we eat. Explores organic and sustainable agriculture as alternatives to large-scale ... Read More »


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Nov 09, 2014
  • bran_simi rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Outstanding documentary movie ! I highly recommended.

This DVD introduces the concerns regarding ownership of human life. If Monsanta can control the food chain this much, imagine what would happen if a corporation were given rights to patent humans. This is a direct attack on the US Constitution. It involves taking away person-hood--the stepping stones to slavery.

You may not think this involves you, but what if a bio-medical research corporation injected nano-bots into your body or attached medical devices to your vital organs without your knowledge or consent, and then turned around and claimed they had patent rights to the implanted devices and granted access.

Beware, you could be next on the menu!

Topics included the Monsanto seed issue (similar to Food Inc.), engineered corn, patent laws, supreme court case and plant tumors. How the green revolution became the "gene" revolution.

May 22, 2013
  • Boosterl16 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

I highly recommend viewing this. It's eye-opening and reveals the truth about what is considered food today, versus real food.

First part of CD is free via:
<http://www.futureoffood.com/>
Review by others here:
http://www.naturalnews.com/021827_Big_Agriculture_future_of_food.html Sound not so good on this CD; over 100 minutes long. Monsanto comes in for deserved exposure. Genetic modified seeds proliferate and its not the proliferater that has to control them; its the farmer who had them land on his property who is liable for patent infringement. Genes from rats in Corn, allergic reactions to some foods because they are not what they are supposed to be. "Monsanto should not have to vouchsafe the safety of our food....its the government responsibility, Angel CEO" to paraphrase. Interesting our current government takes away regulations so these companies have to regulate themselves. Kind of a contradiction here? One gene that crosses to another plant, and that plants seeds and the grower are all liable to the patent holder. The judiciary in the US must be totally nuts, first letting incorporated companies be treated as individuals with NO social responsibility, then allowing patents on living plants (people can possibly be next).

Feb 07, 2013
  • debra_759 rated this: 2 stars out of 5.

informative, but could have been more entertaining - the interviews were EXTREMELY DRY!!!

Aug 06, 2012
  • DellaV rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Like a horror story, but it's real. Makes you want to know the person who personally picked, grew, and handled all your food.

this movie changed the way i ate/bought food

As a University of Guelph Agricultural graduate, I strongly recommend anyone interested in learning about food production, food supply, food safety, nutrition, or biodiversity watch this film. It is an intelligent eye opening documentary about the largely unseen corporate influence of global food production. Through widespread seed & genome patenting, genetically modified plants and animals, crop contamination, and expensive litigation and lobbying our traditional farming methods are near extinction.

Mar 08, 2010
  • lwarman rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Finally, a documentary that neither relies on emotionalism nor talks down to the viewer.

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