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Food, Inc.

Author: Robert KennerElise PearlsteinKim Roberts, (Motion picture editor)Mark AdlerRichard PearceAll authors
Publisher: [Montréal] : Distributed by Alliance Films, [2009]
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Documentary films
Feature films
Nonfiction films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Kenner; Elise Pearlstein; Kim Roberts, (Motion picture editor); Mark Adler; Richard Pearce; Participant Media.; River Road Entertainment (Firm); Alliance Films.
OCLC Number: 593315958
Language Note: In English (5.1 Dolby Digital) and French (2.0 Dolby surround). Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008, Perfect Meal, LLC.
Credits: Writers, Robert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein, Kim Roberts ; music, Mark Adler ; editor, Kim Roberts ; director of photography, Richard Pearce.
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 94 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD format ; region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1, enhanced for 16x9 televisions).
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
Alimenteurs
Responsibility: 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.

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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.

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