Food Evolution

Movie review by Frannie Ucciferri, Common Sense Media
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age 10+

Intriguing, complex, science-centric docu on GMOs.

NR 2017 92 minutes

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Outstanding documentary about food and a great counter-balance to misinformation

This doc would be great for science classes and families who are interested in food to watch. Genetic engineering of food is something that humanity has been doing for thousands of years (its called "agriculture") and modern engineering is, if anything, more precise, and after decades of having millions and millions of people each said food, there's no evidence to show that its bad for you. The film explores that and it takes a very even-handed approach to things like organic food and farming, highlighting what's positive about them while also explaining that there's no evidence that organic food is actually healthier as of yet, but the movie mainly pushes the idea that scientific findings should be what steers our debate on food, not fear-mongering by anyone who has a pre-established agenda, paid or otherwise.

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