The 2009 Food System Summit, sponsored by the Center for Food Integrity and the National Council of Chain Restaurants, will be held October 6-7 at the Airport Hilton Hotel in Kansas City, Mo. The summit theme is "The New Normal – Building Consumer Trust during Unprecedented Market Volatility."

Filmmaker Robert Kenner, director of the movie Food Inc., and other food system leaders will address their concerns regarding market and production realties in relation to the source and method of food production. Issues on nutrition, animal welfare, food safety and sustainability are on the agenda.


Registration information for the summit is available at