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-- -- -- in the category of best documentary and he can't afford an Academy Award goes to no envelope please -- -- got booed each.
Wanna watchable thanks I watch a movie that will change the way you look at food forever wanna watch a movie that may just change the way you eat -- -- -- live.
B warrants some scenes aren't pretty let's talk now.
Kitty cat and -- -- now Academy Award nominated movies producer Robert Kenner.
-- thank you for joining us for -- -- I have very very powerful movie I watched it today.
We weren't agrarian society we were I think two thirds of American used to -- -- -- to work on farms.
Things have changed what's changed and why.
Did you make this movie it.
Eric I came to make the film not because I was a food activist -- a filmmaker and I thought.
You would be really -- -- to try to figure out where our food comes from what's in it and -- how it's grown and I realize that this system food production today is totally been transformed the last 4050 years.
They're good things the food that we today cost us less -- we pay less of our paycheck towards this food than we ever have.
At any point in the history of time that's great but unfortunately there -- some really.
Their high cost that we don't see when we go to the check -- counter.
But let me let me stop you -- real quick in a couple of the scenes there -- -- -- -- -- the way we farm chickens has dramatically changed over the last.
Forty or fifty years you just -- that real quick.
Yeah like chicken used to be really expensive.
It was one of the most expensive -- you know they say there.
You know I think it was Hoover who ran on chicken in every pot because that was such a luxury.
Today we eat you know a tremendous amount of chicken.
And it's very inexpensive that's wonderful.
One of the problems is that these chickens are given an incredible amounts of hormones and all sorts of things that.
Both got you know that we end up eating and it might not be good for us also these chickens are really a totally different animal.
I'm told that.
They grow a lot faster they grow a lot bigger.
But they might not be that healthy and they might not be that healthy for us.
An Australian -- as we're getting a lot cheaper.
That was very scary -- and there's not that good some of the people who -- actually farming these chickens these animals.
We're becoming immune to some this -- some -- the antibiotics and other steroids things that were going into the into the animals my concern is.
They're just -- Were eating these products are we actually becoming.
Sicker or less healthy because -- -- you know ward genetically improved chickens in beef and cattle and whatnot.
Yeah I think.
There are a lot of consequences to this.
This cheap food we all love cheap food and it's it's wonderful and we you know we -- think that's great but the problem is it's gonna start to cost us a lot.
One out of every three Americans born after the year 2000 is gonna have early onset diabetes.
Because were eating a lot more.
Sugar and cool worn and a lot more corn and soy.
Which is subsidized by the federal government so we're subsidizing.
Food that's making us sick.
There's a lot more hypertension there's a lot of all these chemicals whether it's the antibiotics that were becoming immune to.
The farmer in our film.
Had Lyme Disease and couldn't take antibiotics because they had no -- they were totally resistant to the antibiotics because they were.
They're so close to the chickens and all of that goes into the water system and into the land so it what's gonna affect us.
We're -- that's not real quickly sir -- -- you're the expert in the area right now would you would you not avoid McDonald's Burger King.
Wendy's and in some of the fast food chains because of that.
I would basically say whenever possible -- you can go to a farmer's market or you can eat food that's less.
In just really raise -- going to be better off.
I -- a hamburger today has thousands of cows put into it as opposed to one that.
And I think you know the old fashioned hamburger they took a piece of me -- rounded up and that was a good hamburger.
-- are now we're getting thousands of cows so.
It's not quite as good I wouldn't be as excited about it.
Our Robert Kennedy director and producer of food -- a great movie I watched -- good luck sir good luck and he hit it a Academy Awards.
-- you thank you so much.
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