Robert Kenner may have annoyed Monsanto and the others in the food industry, but you may be surprised why PETA hates him. Kenner discusses who’s attacking him now in this interview with Planet Forward.
How do you reduce food’s carbon footprint? The production, transportation and sale of food requires millions of barrels of oil and per year. Kenner argues maybe science can help us find a solution. One that helps us maintain cheap food prices, but doesn’t come at such an environmental cost.
Monsanto has developed a website devoted to dispelling the “myths” of Food Inc and the American Farm Bureau has called the movie “an assault on food production and agriculture.“
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