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.