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Michael Pollan: Food, Ads, and Revolution

Here’s an interesting video that covers quite a bit of ground: swine flu and industrial ag, GMOs and overpopulation, politics and sustainability, and consumer confusion campaigns (including Cheerios). Pollan also mentions Michella Obama’s White House garden, big ag subsidies, and the impact of the Standard American Diet on the health care crisis.

It’s about 20 minutes long, but there’s plenty of good stuff. Pollan is a man who keeps things simple: Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants.

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  1. Michelle @ Find Your Balance May 23rd, 2009 7:00 pm

    Gotta love Michael Pollan. He’s been touring around but I haven’t had the chance to see him. Have you?

  2. Laurel May 24th, 2009 9:30 pm

    No! I will have to see if I can dig up his schedule… Thanks for the tip!

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