Food, inc. “who knew?!?”

Things we can do to change the system:

  • You can vote to change this system.  Three times a day.
  • Buy from companies that treat workers, animals, and the environment with respect!
  • When you go to the supermarket,

    • choose foods that are in season.
    • Buy foods that are organic.
    • Know what’s in your food.
    • Read labels
  • Know what you buy.  The average meal travels 1500 miles from the farm to the supermarket.

    • Buy foods that are grown locally.
    • Shop at farmers’ markets.
    • Plant a garden (even a small one).
  • Cook a meal with your family and eat together.
  • Everyone has a right to healthy food.
    • Make sure your farmers’ market takes food stamps.
    • Ask your school board to provide healthy school lunches.
  • The FDA and USDA are supposed to protect you and your family.

    • Tell Congress to enforce food safety standards and
    • Re-introduce Kevin’s Law.
  • If you say grace, ask for food that will keep us, and the planet healthy.
  • You can change the world with every bite.

Hungry for change? go to:

(End Credits from documentary film Food, inc.)

Food, Inc. (2008) dvd
Food, Inc. [Blu-ray] (2008) dvd

Food, Inc.: Mendel to Monsanto–The Promises and Perils of the Biotech Harvest (Paperback)

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