David Kessler Knew That Some Foods Are Hard to Resist; Now He Knows Why.
Former FDA commissioner David Kessler
goes dumpster-diving to investigate the neurological impact of eating junk food. [Via]
"Dear Mr. President-Elect,
It may surprise you to learn that among the issues that will occupy much of your time in the coming years is one you barely mentioned during the campaign: food." Michael Pollan advises the next president on what he can and should do to remake the way we grow and eat our food. [Via]
Monsanto’s Harvest of Fear.
"Monsanto already dominates America’s food chain with its genetically modified seeds. Now it has targeted milk production. Just as frightening as the corporation’s tactics–ruthless legal battles against small farmers–is its decades-long history of toxic contamination."
Our Decrepit Food Factories.
Michael Pollan on what sustainability is really about. [Via Gristmill.]
(1 hr 35 min Google video) is "a feature length documentary about humanity's absolute dependence on animals
(for pets, food
, clothing, entertainment, and scientific research) but also illustrates our complete disrespect for these so-called 'non-human providers.'" Also in three parts
"Bees are in grave danger. So is our food supply. Why something so small matters so much."