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Title 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.

Imprint [Los Angeles, CA] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2009.


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Description 1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
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videodisc vd rdacarrier
digital optical surround
digital optical stereo
video file DVD video Region 1 rda
Motion picture
Note Widescreen.
System Details DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen format (1.78:1).
Language In English with optional Spanish subtitles.
Performer Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin.
Credits Editor, Kim Roberts ; music, Mark Adler ; special consultant, Michael Pollan.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Audience MPAA rating: PG; for some thematic material and disturbing images.
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 affect U.S. culture.
Note 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.).
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.
Subject 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.
Agricultural industries. (OCoLC)fst00800842
Agricultural processing -- Quality control. (OCoLC)fst00801235
Agriculture. (OCoLC)fst00801355
Agriculture -- Economic aspects. (OCoLC)fst00801415
Agriculture -- Environmental aspects. (OCoLC)fst00801499
Cereal products industry. (OCoLC)fst00851231
Dairy products industry. (OCoLC)fst00886999
Food adulteration and inspection. (OCoLC)fst00930671
Food handling. (OCoLC)fst00930824
Food industry and trade. (OCoLC)fst00930843
Food industry and trade -- Quality control. (OCoLC)fst00930920
Food prices. (OCoLC)fst00930995
Foodborne diseases. (OCoLC)fst00931250
Meat industry and trade. (OCoLC)fst01013271
Produce trade. (OCoLC)fst01078136
Product recall. (OCoLC)fst01078243
Product safety. (OCoLC)fst01078248
United States. (OCoLC)fst01204155
Food industry and trade -- United States.
Product recall -- United States.
Product safety -- United States.
Agriculture -- economics.
Consumer Product Safety.
Food Handling.
Food Industry.
Food Inspection.
United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films. (OCoLC)fst01710390
Feature films. (OCoLC)fst01710384
Nonfiction films. (OCoLC)fst01710269
Video recordings for the hearing impaired. (OCoLC)fst01710450
Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Kenner, Robert, 1950- Producer. Director. Screenwriter.
Pearce, Richard, 1943- Producer. Cinematographer.
Schlosser, Eric. Producer. Interviewee.
Robledo, Melissa. Producer.
Pohlad, William. Producer.
Skoll, Jeff, 1965-
Schorr, Robin. Producer.
Weyermann, Diane. Producer.
Pearlstein, Elise. Producer. Screenwriter.
Roberts, Kim (Motion picture editor) Screenwriter. Film editor.
Pollan, Michael. Interviewee. Consultant.
Hirshberg, Gary. Interviewee.
Salatin, Joel. Interviewee.
Adler, Mark. Composer.
Magnolia Pictures (Firm)
Participant Media.
River Road Entertainment (Firm)
American Documentary, Inc.
Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
Added Title Food, Incorporated
Standard No. 876964002165
Music No. 10216 Magnolia Home Entertainment

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