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Title Food, Inc. [videorecording] / Magnolia Pictures ; Participant Media ; River Road Entertainment present ; developed with American Documentary, Inc. ; Perfect Meal, LLC. ; a film by Robert Kenner ; executive producers, William Pohlad, Jeff Skoll, Robin Schorr, Diane Weyermann ; producers, Robert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein ; co-producers, Eric Schlosser, Richard Pearce, Melissa Robledo ; writers, Robert Kenner, Elise Pearlstein, Kim Roberts ; directed by Robert Kenner.

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

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 Moore Video  HD9005 .F66 2009    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Edition Widescreen.
Description 1 DVD (ca. 94 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, NTSC, Region 1; Dolby digital 5.1 or Dolby digital 2.0 audio.
Language English audio with optional Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Performer Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin.
Credits Director of photography, Richard Pearce ; editor, Kim Roberts ; music, Mark Adler.
Note Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
Audience 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 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.
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 -- Personal narratives.
Produce trade -- United States.
Food prices -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films -- United States.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Kenner, Robert, 1950- Producer. Director. Screenwriter.
Pearlstein, Elise. Producer. Screenwriter.
Roberts, Kim. Screenwriter. Film editor.
Schlosser, Eric. Interviewee.
Pollan, Michael. Interviewee.
Hirshberg, Gary. Interviewee.
Salatin, Joel. Interviewee.
Adler, Mark. Composer.
Participant Media.
River Road Entertainment (Firm)
Perfect Meal, LLC.
Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
Magnolia Pictures (Firm)
American Documentary, Inc.
Added Title Food, Incorporated
Standard No. 876964002165
Music No. 10216 Magnolia Home Entertainment