Updated, with new information at the bottom...ORIGINAL POST, OCT. 10, 11 A.M. If there is one fast-food company that gets universally positive coverage, it's In-N-Out--hell, even anti-fast-food crusader Eric Schlosser praised their practices at the end of his epic Fast Food Nation (and how cool that ... More >>
Well this is a great story: mega-chains ranging from McDonald's to Nestle, Cracker Barrel to Whole Foods, are raising their prices, not because they're trying to milk you dry, but because the cost for food is going up, up, up. Yay!The United States Department of Agriculture had already forecast t ... More >>
Food Inc. puts forth a lot of information, some of which I already knew:
- Corn and its derivates inhabit just about everything we buy from the supermarket.
- Factory farming leads to crowded feed lots where cows stand in their own feces and to lightless henhouses where chickens bred to grow ... More >>
While the Eric Schlosser's book, Fast Food Nation, was hailed as a muckraking expose on the food industry in the same mold as Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, I thought it failed as a film.
Here now is Food Inc., made by Robert Kenner, produced by the people behind Inconvenient Truth, repackaged ... More >>