Managing Agricultural Land Use And Food Supply

"Whoever controls the seed, controls the food," says a scientist in a new movie about the future of agricultural land use and food.
August 24, 2004, 5am PDT | Chris Steins | @urbaninsight
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The Future of Food is a new documentary film that shows why monoculture, industrial agriculture and Monsanto bode poorly for the future of food: "One of the hazards that's already come to pass with GM [gentically modified] crops is that seeds from modified, 'transgenic" plants are contaminating fields planted with traditional, non-GM crops. History provides ample evidence that this type of contamination and other unintentional plantings of GM seed may gradually create dangerous, invasive species-type monocultures on many of the most fertile, diverse and productive crop lands in the world."

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Published on Monday, August 23, 2004 in AlterNet
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