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Food, Inc.  Cover Image DVD DVD

Food, Inc

Kenner, Robert, 1950- (Producer, Director, Screenwriter). Pearce, Richard, 1943- (Producer, Cinematographer). Schlosser, Eric. (Producer, Interviewee). Robledo, Melissa. (Producer). Pohlad, William. (Producer). Skoll, Jeff. (Producer). 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) (Added Author). Participant Media. (Added Author). River Road Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author). American Documentary, Inc. (Added Author). Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm) (Added Author).

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 affects U.S. culture.

Item details

  • ISBN: 6313196171
  • ISBN: 9786313196173
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
    videodisc
  • Publisher: [Los Angeles, California] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, [2009]
  • Badges:
    • Most Copies: 1 / 5.0
    • Top Circs: 1 / 5.0

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Widescreen.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
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.).
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Editor, Kim Roberts ; music, Mark Adler ; special consultant, Michael Pollan.
Participant or Performer Note: Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for some thematic material and disturbing images.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen format (1.78:1).
Language Note:
In English with optional Spanish subtitles.
Closed-captioned.
Subject: Documentary
United States
Product safety
Product recall
Produce trade
Meat industry and trade
Foodborne diseases
Food prices
Food industry and trade Quality control
Food industry and trade
Food handling
Food adulteration and inspection
Dairy products industry
Cereal products industry
Agriculture Environmental aspects
Agriculture Economic aspects
Agriculture
Agricultural processing Quality control
Agricultural industries
United States
Food Inspection
Food Industry
Food Handling
Consumer Product Safety
Agriculture economics
Food prices United States
Produce trade United States
Foodborne diseases United States
Agriculture United States
Agriculture Environmental aspects
Agriculture Economic aspects United States
Agricultural processing Quality control
Agricultural industries United States
Product safety United States
Product recall United States
Food adulteration and inspection United States
Food handling United States
Meat industry and trade United States
Dairy products industry United States
Cereal products industry United States
Food industry and trade Quality control
Food industry and trade United States
Genre: Documentary.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
Feature films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction films.
Feature films.
Documentary films.
Materiales en español -- Bilingüe.
Documentaries.

Currently available copies

  • 39 out of 40 copies are currently available at PINES. (Show)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Flint River Regional Library System. (Show)
  • 1 out of 1 copy are currently available at Peachtree City Library.

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DVD 338.19 FOOD ( Send Text)
31022009530566 ADULT Available

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