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More on the 'Food, Inc.' Story: An Iowa Journal Special Edition (Episode 325)

posted on April 21, 2010 at 8:01 PM

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Food, Inc. examines the American agricultural system, and the impacts of increased production and lower costs. This film, nominated for a 2009 Academy Award for Best Documentary, includes interviews with farmers, workers, and consumer advocates. The Iowa Journal special draws upon our extensive coverage of and expertise in the food business as part of our long-running national series, Market to Market. Guests for the program are Craig Lang, president of the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation, and Neil Hamilton, director of the Agricultural Law Center at Drake University. Market to Market host Mark Pearson will moderate the discussion. Iowa Public Television and POV are committed to providing audiences with opportunities to have their voices and opinions heard about the issues raised by the programs, and we would encourage you to post your opinion or a statement on the Iowa Journal Web site. Additional feedback can be shared on the POV Web site. (49:05)

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