|What's for Dinner?|
|Impact of growing meat consumption in China through the eyes of a collection of Chinese people.|
What's for Dinner? (Jian Yi, China, 2013; 30 min.) Meat is now central to billions of people’s daily meals. The environmental, climate, public health, ethical, and human impacts are enormous and remain largely unexamined. ‘What’s for Dinner?’ explores this terrain in fast-globalizing China through the eyes of a retired pig farmer; a vegan restaurateur; a bullish young livestock entrepreneur; and residents of Guangdong province, known as the ‘world’s factory,’ contending with water polluted by wastes from pig factory farms. These men and women personalize the vast trends around them in the world’s most populous country (that’s also one of its most powerful).