Feeding the World: Big View, Little View

In this 36-minute video, Michael Pollan, author of “In Defense of Food”; Hugh Grant, CEO of Monsanto, not the Hugh Grant of Divine Brown fame; Sonal Shah, a Google.org development expert; and Larry Brilliant, executive director of Google.org, sit down to discuss the sustainability of global food production.

Monsanto, long seen as the gestapo of agribusiness, would like to see MORE genetically altered seeds and organisms used against the current food shortages. However, Michael Pollan, a staunch advocate of wholesome-organic food, believes the ethanol craze is driving the current food crisis and prefers a smaller, closer to home food solution.

Via ENN.

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Gerry is your typical yoga practicing, no pizza or meat eating Italian guy from New Jersey. Seriously, his family still isn't speaking to him. Professionally, Gerrys been Dr. Joel Fuhrman, MD's blogger since 2005.