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Food, Inc.

Author: Robert KennerRichard PearceEric SchlosserMelissa RobledoWilliam PohladAll authors
Publisher: [Los Angeles, CA] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2009.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : English : WidescreenView all editions and formats
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Explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S.  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Kenner; Richard Pearce; Eric Schlosser; Melissa Robledo; William Pohlad; Jeff Skoll; Robin Schorr; Diane Weyermann; Elise Pearlstein; Kim Roberts; Michael Pollan; Gary Hirshberg; Joel Salatin; Mark Adler; Magnolia Pictures (Firm); Participant Media.; River Road Entertainment (Firm); American Documentary, Inc.; Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
OCLC Number: 429531017
Language Note: In English with optional Spanish subtitles. Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Special features: deleted scenes (38 min.); celebrity public service announcements (8 min.); "You are what you eat: food with integrity" segment originally broadcast on ABC News Nightline on June 16th, 2009 (8 min.); "The amazing food detective: Snacktown smackdown" promotion of children's interactive website created by Kaiser Permanente (3 min.); "Resources" text weblinks; "Food, inc. - the book" summary; theatrical trailer (3 min.).
Credits: Editor, Kim Roberts ; music, Mark Adler ; special consultant, Michael Pollan.
Performer(s): Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin.
Target Audience: MPAA rating: PG; for some thematic material and disturbing images.
Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen format (1.78:1).
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.
Other Titles: Food, Incorporated
Responsibility: Magnolia Pictures ; Participant Media & River Road Entertainment present a film by Robert Kenner ; director of photography, Richard Pearce ; co-producers, Eric Schlosser, Richard Pearce, Melissa Robledo ; executive producers, William Pohlad, Jeff Skoll, Robin Schorr, Diane Weyermann ; producers, Robert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein ; directed by Robert Kenner ; writers, Robert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein, Kim Roberts ; developed with American Documentary, Inc.
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Explores the U.S. commercial food industry, examining corporate control of supply and market. The film seeks to demonstrate how the incentive for corporate profit can overwhelm consumer health needs, as well as the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and the environment. Reveals various details of food ingredients and additives, and how contemporary mass production methods of food affects U.S. culture.

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