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Food, Inc. / 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.

Contributor(s): Kenner, Robert, 1950- [pro, drt, aus] | Pearce, Richard, 1943- [pro, cng] | Schlosser, Eric [pro, ive] | Robledo, Melissa [pro] | Pohlad, William [pro] | Skoll, Jeff [pro] | Schorr, Robin [pro] | Weyermann, Diane [pro] | Pearlstein, Elise [pro, aus] | Roberts, Kim [aus, flm] | Pollan, Michael [ive, csl] | Hirshberg, Gary [ive] | Salatin, Joel [ive] | Adler, Mark [cmp] | Magnolia Pictures (Firm) | Participant Media | River Road Entertainment (Firm) | American Documentary, Inc | Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmPublisher: [Los Angeles, CA] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2009Edition: Widescreen.Other title: Food, Incorporated.Subject(s): Food industry and trade -- United States | Food industry and trade -- Quality control | Cereal products industry -- United States | Dairy products industry -- United States | Meat industry and trade -- United States | Food handling -- United States | Food adulteration and inspection -- United States | Product recall -- United States | Product safety -- United States | Agricultural industries -- United States | Agricultural processing -- Quality control | Agriculture -- Economic aspects -- United States | Agriculture -- Environmental aspects | Agriculture -- United States | Foodborne diseases -- United States | Produce trade -- United States | Food prices -- United StatesDDC classification: 338.19 LOC classification: HD9005 | .F66 2009
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.
Production Credits: Editor, Kim Roberts ; music, Mark Adler ; special consultant, Michael Pollan.
Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin.Summary: 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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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.).

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.

Editor, Kim Roberts ; music, Mark Adler ; special consultant, Michael Pollan.

Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin.

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.

MPAA rating: PG; for some thematic material and disturbing images.

DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen format (1.78:1).

In English with optional Spanish subtitles.

Closed-captioned.

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