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Transport: Food Miles

  • Aired: 12/08/2008
  • 25:28
  • Rating: TV-G
In the 21st-century global food economy, by the time it's been grown, processed and distributed, most food has traveled an average of 1,500 miles before reaching the plate. AS renowned author Michael Pollan elaborates, the effects of this fossil fuel-driven system are detrimental to the environment, to health and to social well-being.
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