Food, Inc.

Movie information

You'll never look at dinner the same way again. Rated PG: Parental Guidance Suggested (Some Material May Not Be Suitable for Children) -- Rated PG for some thematic material and disturbing images.
Released on:
June 12, 2009 (limited)

Production Companies:
Participant Media, River Road Entertainment
Distributors:
Magnolia Pictures

Status: Released

Director: Robert Kenner

Genre: Documentary
About the film:
In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government's regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. Our nation's food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. We have bigger-breasted chickens, the perfect pork chop, insecticide-resistant soybean seeds, even tomatoes that won't go bad, but we also have new strains of E. coli--the harmful bacteria that causes illness for an estimated 73,000 Americans annually. We are riddled with widespread obesity, particularly among children, and an epidemic level of diabetes among adults.

Featuring interviews with such experts as Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation), Michael Pollan (The Omnivore's Dilemma, In Defense of Food: An Eater's Manifesto) along with forward thinking social entrepreneurs like Stonyfield's Gary Hirshberg and Polyface Farms' Joel Salatin, Food, Inc. reveals surprising--and often shocking truths--about what we eat, how it's produced, who we have become as a nation and where we are going from here.
Rated PG for some thematic material and disturbing images.
Box Office: Opening weekend: $60,513 (3 theaters) | Domestic Total: $4.42 mil.
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