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Food, Inc. [videorecording] / Magnolia Pictures ; Participant Media and 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
Alternate Title Food, Incorporated [videorecording]
[Los Angeles, CA] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, c2009
Location Call Number Status
 Videos/2nd Flr  HD9005 .F66 2009    AVAILABLE
 Videos/2nd Flr  HD9005 .F66 2009 c.2  AVAILABLE
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 States
Documentary films
Nonfiction films
Feature films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Physical Description 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Note - System Details DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 or Dolby digital 2.0 audio
Language English audio with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Performer/Participant Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin
Credits Music, Mark Adler ; editor, Kim Roberts ; special consultant, Michael Pollan
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008
MPAA rating: PG; for some thematic material and disturbing images
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
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
Partial Contents Special feature: deleted scenes; celebrity public service announcements; resources; "You are what you eat: food with integrity" [segment originally broadcast on ABC News Nightline on June 16th, 2009 ; ca. 7 min.) ; "The amazing food detective: Snacktown smackdown" (by Kaiser Permanente ; animated children's segment with scenes from interactive game Snacktown Smackdown ; ca. 3 min.) ; information on the companion book of the same title ; original theatrical trailer ; links to related organizations
Alternate Author Kenner, Robert, 1950-
Pearlstein, Elise
Roberts, Kim
Schlosser, Eric
Pollan, Michael
Hirshberg, Gary
Salatin, Joel
Magnolia Pictures (Firm)
Participant Media
River Road Entertainment (Firm)
American Documentary, Inc
Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)

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