Organic Panic: Shift Series
Catalogue Number: NSF002
Producer: Nootka Street Film Company Inc.
Subject: Canadian Social Studies, Canadian World Studies, Consumer Studies, Documentary, Environmental Studies, Family Studies/Home Economics, Health and Medicine, Science, Social Studies
Grade Level: 6 - 8, 9 - 12
Country Of Origin: Canada
Copyright Year: 2015
Running Time: 13:00
Closed Captions: Yes
What does "organic" really mean? Should you eat it? And why does it cost more at the grocery store?
In this documentary, we take a closer look at the organic food debate through the dirtiest fruits in North America: the apple. We interview an organic apple farmer and a conventional apple farmer to find out how they farm and what sort of chemicals they use to grow our food. We also talk to a toxicologist and a UN sustainability consultant to find out just how dangerous pesticides are to our health.
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