Food, Inc.
(DVD) 

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Published
[Los Angeles, CA] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2009.
Format
DVD
Edition
Widescreen.
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AMC Mondor-Eagen Library - DVDDVD FOODAvailable
Agawam Public Library - GeneralDVD 338.19 FOOAvailable
Amherst North Amherst Library - AudiovisualDVD 338.19 FoodAvailable
Ashby Free Public Library - Adult DVDsDN 338.1 FooAvailable
Ashfield Belding Memorial Library - Audio VisualDVD FoodAvailable
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Published
[Los Angeles, CA] : Magnolia Home Entertainment, 2009.
Edition
Widescreen.
Physical Desc
1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.) : sd., col. with b&w sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
Language
English
UPC
876964002165

Notes

General Note
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2008.
General 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.).
Creation/Production Credits
Editor, Kim Roberts ; music, Mark Adler ; special consultant, Michael Pollan.
Participants/Performers
Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin.
Description
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.
Target Audience
MPAA rating: PG; for some thematic material and disturbing images.
System Details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1, Dolby Digital 2.0; widescreen format (1.78:1).
Language
In English with optional Spanish subtitles.
Language
Closed-captioned.

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