'Food, Inc.' Documentary to Air Locally
Published April 2010
Food, Inc., a 2009 documentary on the U.S. food industry featuring a UC environmental health student, will air locally on public broadcasting stations Wednesday, April 21. Barb Kowalcyk, the UC epidemiology and biostatistics doctoral student featured in the film, lost her son in 2001 to an E. coli O157:H7 infection when he was just 2Ĺ years old. Since then, she has been on a mission to educate others about the genesis and dangers of foodborne illnesses. Check local listings for air times. http://www.pbs.org/.