Food, Inc / 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

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Subjects: 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
Formats: Video Recording, DVD
Material Type: Projected medium -- Monograph
Language: English, Spanish, English (translated from)
Audience: Juvenile, Adolescent (14-17 years old), MPAA rating: PG; for some thematic material and disturbing images
Edition: Widescreen
Published: [Los Angeles, CA] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2009
LC Classification: H, HD
Physical Description: 1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Alternate Titles: Food, Incorporated
Additional Authors: Author of screenplay : Kenner, Robert, 1950-
Cinematographer : Pearce, Richard, 1943-
Interviewee : Schlosser, Eric
Producer : Robledo, Melissa
Producer : Pohlad, William
Producer : Skoll, Jeff
Producer : Schorr, Robin
Producer : Weyermann, Diane
Author of screenplay : Pearlstein, Elise
Film editor : Roberts, Kim
Consultant : Pollan, Michael
Interviewee : Hirshberg, Gary
Interviewee : Salatin, Joel
Composer : Adler, Mark
Magnolia Pictures (Firm)
Participant Media
River Road Entertainment (Firm)
American Documentary, Inc
Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
Notes: UPC: 876964002165
Videorecording number: 10216Magnolia Home Entertainment
DVD; NTSC, region 1; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation; Dolby digital 5.1 or Dolby digital 2.0 audio
English audio with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned
Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin
Credits: Music, Mark Adler ; editor, Kim Roberts ; special consultant, Michael Pollan
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
OCLC Number: 429531017
ISBN/ISSN: 8769640021
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