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TED2009 minutes from Erik Hersman: Louise Fresco on the world's daily bread

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Erik Hersman is continuing to liveblog TED2009 as Ethan Zuckerman accepts an award at another function. Here’s a sample of his coverage on Louise Fresco, an expert on food and agriculture:

“The industrial revolution brought us many great advances. But it also created a world of supermarkets. We shouldn’t despise the Wonder bread, because it means that we have created a way to make bread available to all. Even though it is tasteless and has a lot of problems, it has changed the world.”

Erik has brought us a tidy summary of Louise’s thoughts on bread and the beginnings of true solutions to feeding the world.

Photo: TED / Asa Mathat