Food, Inc.

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  • Creator an Alliance Films release ; Participant Media and River Road Entertainment present a film by Robert Kenner ; produced by Elise Pearlstein ; directed and produced by Robert Kenner
  • Format Videos, Slides, Films
  • Contributors
  • Publication [Canada] : Distributed by Alliance Films, 2009.
  • Physical Details
    • 1 videodisc (approximately 94 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
  • OCLC ocn593315958
  • Credits
    • Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin
    • Writers, Robert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein, Kim Roberts ; music, Mark Adler ; editor, Kim Roberts ; director of photography, Richard Pearce

Summary

  • Lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing how our nation's food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profits ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. Reveals surprising--and often shocking--truths about what we eat, how it's produced and who we have become as a nation.

Notes

  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008, Perfect Meal, LLC.
  • DVD; widescreen (1.78:1, enhanced for 16x9 televisions).
  • English and French.
  • Closed-captioned.

Contents

  • Fast food to all food -- A cornucopia of choices -- Unintended consequences -- The dollar menu -- In the grass -- Hidden costs -- From seed to the supermarket -- The veil -- Shocks to the system -- Power of the consumer
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