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hi Scott! oh that's a good point, sorry to be unclear, we actually are not saying one-sided as negative at all ... if it wasn't clear, i really support the film, wish we could get much more attention here toward eating well and working against obesity ! we did characterize it as one-sided to give people who hadn't seen it a sense of the approach but that wasn't negative from our view. any film where Alice Waters says "this is the film I've been waiting for!" must be great! i do wish there had been more about healthcare implications in FOOD INC, especially type 2 diabetes and obesity. we just got done doing a report showing that there are expected to be 30 mm (probably more) people with diabetes in the US in 2020 if current obesity trends continue - if they slowed, it would only be 23 million people (this doesn't include undiagnosed) - even that of course is WAY too many. anyway, for sure we're supporters of the film and we so hope that work is done to ensure people have far more access to healthy food.

I think the façade that the agricultural industry wishes to present is quite different from the reality. Without more movies such as this calling attention to the issue, the majority of Americans haven't a clue. For that reason alone, I believe there is no reason to criticize the film as one-sided. With more knowledge, more Americans might view organics and whole foods rather than highly-processed foods as a more cost-effective choice (provided they are even accessible, an issue that does impact lower-income Americans disproportionately), thus increasing demand. If film can be a means to bring this message to the masses, then I think the objective has been accomplished.

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