“The Holstein Dilemma” is an investigative documentary delving into the importance of maintaining the diverse genetic characteristics found in heritage breed livestock and crops. Compelling data and discussions on this looming crisis reveal scientific evidence of a looming threat to food safety. The film also reveals several grassroots conservation efforts to preserve and protect genetic biodiversity and the security of our global food supply.
“Nearly all male holsteins alive today can be traced back to two bulls from the 1960s.”
-Chad Dechow and Wansheng Liu, Pennsylvania State University, College of Agricultural Sciences