The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
Food, Inc.
Title
Food, Inc.
Statement of responsibility
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
Title variation
Food, Incorporated
Contributor
Screenwriter
Composer
Cinematographer
Consultant
Director
Film editor
Interviewee
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
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
Cataloging source
TEFMT
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music, Mark Adler ; editor, Kim Roberts ; special consultant, Michael Pollan
Dewey number
338.19
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG; for some thematic material and disturbing images
Language note
  • In English with optional Spanish subtitles
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
HD9005
LC item number
.F66 2009
PerformerNote
Interviewees include Eric Schlosser, Michael Pollan, Gary Hirshberg, Joel Salatin
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1950-
  • 1943-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Kenner, Robert
  • Pearce, Richard
  • Schlosser, Eric
  • Robledo, Melissa
  • Pohlad, William
  • Skoll, Jeff
  • Schorr, Robin
  • Weyermann, Diane
  • Pearlstein, Elise
  • Roberts, Kim
  • Pollan, Michael
  • Hirshberg, Gary
  • Salatin, Joel
  • Adler, Mark
  • Magnolia Pictures (Firm)
  • Participant Media
  • River Road Entertainment (Firm)
  • American Documentary, Inc
  • Magnolia Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
91
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Food industry and trade
  • Food industry and trade
  • Cereal products industry
  • Dairy products industry
  • Meat industry and trade
  • Food handling
  • Food adulteration and inspection
  • Product recall
  • Product safety
  • Agricultural industries
  • Agricultural processing
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Agriculture
  • Foodborne diseases
  • Produce trade
  • Food prices
Target audience
adolescent
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • 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.)
Color
mixed
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
Control code
ocn429531017
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
876964002165
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
10216
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)429531017
System details
DVD; widescreen format (1.78:1); Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Link
Publication
Note
  • 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.)
Color
mixed
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
Control code
ocn429531017
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen.
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 91 min.)
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
876964002165
Other physical details
sd., col. with b&w sequences
Publisher number
10216
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)429531017
System details
DVD; widescreen format (1.78:1); Dolby digital 5.1, Dolby digital 2.0
Video recording format
DVD

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