Food, Inc.

Food, Inc.

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Average of 356 ratings: 4.0 Stars

2008 M contains animal slaughter.

Drawing on Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation and Michael Pollan's The Omnivore's Dilemma, director Robert Kenner's documentary explores the food industry's detrimental effects on our health and environment. Kenner spotlights the men and women who are working to reform an industry rife with monopolies, questionable interpretations of laws and subsidies, political ties and rising rates of E. coli outbreaks.

Robert Kenner
Documentary , Culture & Society

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90 minutes
Fatso Top 100
Rated #100 out of Fatso's Top 100

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Screen Format
1.78:1 Widescreen 16x9 Enhanced
English for the hearing impaired
English Dolby Digital 5.1 & 2.0

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5 by Iamthelizardqueen.

Best of it's kind, & mandatory viewing for EVERYONE, especially the eco/organic skeptic. We loved the articulate yokel who talked the best sense of all as he slaughtered his chickens; really takes the... Read more

5 by cnrstone

A very thought provoking look at the American food industry with some extremely sobering issues. Certainly after seeing this people may want to know more of where their food comes from and how it is... Read more

5 by Jason S

Having moved here from the US, this movie gives me more reasons to never go back. It also should act as a warning to New Zealand of what can happen if we cave in on use of GM foods and allow our food... Read more

5 by taffy

this is a bloody good movie. To show the world what big companys can do to the small man.

4.5 by misky

A sobering warning to us all about what commercialism and outright greed can do at their worst and how it affects us, animals, plants and the planet. But what can we do? - well for a start, bring ourselves... Read more

4 by fungal

Excellent documentary talking about where our food really comes from and how little we actually know of this. Laden with interesting stuff, particularly the scale of operations. However, perhaps a little... Read more

4.5 by tipsypossum

A real eye opener about the damage these 'efficient' systems are doing and how workers, farmers and consumers are treated. Worst of all is seeing how the animals are treated. There is no need for this... Read more

4.5 by Chunkylover53

A very thought provoking film. You will be asking real questions about the US beef and pork industries afterward. May the NZ meat industry never go down this path...

4 by ash and rene

Recommended to me by a friend I feel this is a great way of informing people where and how we get our everyday food from.

5 by flyingcheetah

A must see for everyone around the world. A real look at what we are eating and how it is changing the global economy.