Rice, Salmon and Beef

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  • In this revelatory series farmer Jimmy Doherty travels the globe to find out why the price of our food is spiraling out of control. Focusing on one meal in each episode - breakfast, lunch and dinner - Jimmy uncovers why staple ingredients we take for granted are increasing and why the era of cheap food may be over for good.


  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on November 25, 2014.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Mode of access: Internet.
  • System requirements: FOD playback platform.
  • Closed-captioned.


  • Intro to Rice, Salmon and Beef (3:03) -- Rice Industry (3:25) -- Government Subsidized Rice (2:09) -- Man Made Rice Crisis (3:13) -- Effects of Food S14:39overeignty (3:27) -- GMO Rice Strains (2:55) -- Fuel, Fertilizer, and Food (2:27) -- Fuel Reliant Modern Farming Global Demand for Beef (2:08) -- Dodge City (2:01) -- Rising Fuel Prices (2:37) -- Biological Adaption of Military Experience (2:42) -- Fish Farms (2:46) -- Farmed Fish (4:00) -- Indoor Aquaculture (3:05) -- Future of Aqua Culture (3:23) -- Summary (1:24) -- Credits: Rice, Salmon and Beef: Jimmy and the Food Price Hike (0:45)
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