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Food for Thought

Presents the environmental effects of eating meat.

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28 minutes
Directed by Robert Dean and Roger Bingham
Produced by KCET



Featuring science writer Roger Bingham, this is a fascinating update of information first presented in Bullfrog's "Diet for a Small Planet" about the environmental consequences of a meat-centered diet.

Comparing a cow to a gas-guzzling automobile, Bingham explains the inefficiency of using meat as fuel for the human body, especially in light of the environmental impact of raising all that meat--from loss of topsoil, and groundwater depletion and pollution, to methane's contribution to global warming, and the growing gap between the rich and poor nations.



Grade Level: 7-12, College, Adult
US Release Date: 1990     Copyright Date: 1990
DVD ISBN: 1-59458-692-6     VHS ISBN: 1-56029-042-0




Reviews
"This well-balanced, thought-provoking companion to FAT CITY urges viewers to weigh the taste for beef against global responsibilities."
Booklist

"Instructively but humorously compares the environmental effects of driving a car with meat-eating...Show this one to school and civic groups just before lunch and watch hamburger sales plummet."
The Animals' Agenda

"Would interest a wide range of viewers from junior high level to adult...a good buy for libraries or schools looking for fairly objective, informational videos on this topic."
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VHS $59
RENT
DVD $35
VHS $35

Food for Thought


"This well-balanced, thought-provoking companion to FAT CITY urges viewers to weigh the taste for beef against global responsibilities." Booklist

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Awards and Festivals
Birmingham International Film Festival
U.S. Environmental Film Festival

Subjects
Agriculture
American Studies
Animal Rights
Food And Nutrition
Health
Water


Related Titles

Fat City
Sorts fact from fiction in the struggle for weight loss.

Diet for a Small Planet
Frances Moore Lappé shows how to practice vegetarianism and address world hunger.

Frankensteer
Investigates the dangers to human health posed by feedlot-raised beef.

In Defense of Animals
Peter Singer presents the moral philosophy arguments for animal rights.

Whose Home on the Range?
The peace process between environmentalists, ranchers, and the U.S. Forest Service in the toughest county in the West.

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