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Food Fight


If you haven't read Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma, seeing the new documentary Food Fight, which features Pollan, along with Alice Waters and Wolfgang Puck, will catch you up on the problems caused by large-scale agribusiness, and the delicious solution. The trailer is here.TreeHugger's review suggests the movie might gloss over the practical problems facing the average time- and money-strapped American with a sort of let-them-eat-Chez-Panisse-carrot-cake elitism, but it looks informative nevertheless.If you're in Los Angeles, there's a free screening at Mann's Chinese Theater this Saturday.
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