100

Philadelphia Inquirer

By Steven Rea
It's not a pretty picture. But Food, Inc. is an essential one.
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100

Baltimore Sun

By Michael Sragow
A scary movie that's also funny, touching and good for you.
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100

San Francisco Chronicle

A mind-boggling, heart-rending, stomach-churning expose on the food industry.
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100

Entertainment Weekly

By Owen Gleiberman
Food, Inc. is hard to shake, because days after you've seen it, you may find yourself eating something -- a cookie, a piece of poultry, cereal out of the box, a perfectly round waxen tomato -- and you'll realize that you have virtually no idea what it actually is.
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88

Rolling Stone

By Peter Travers
Eating can be one dangerous business. Don't take another bite till you see Robert Kenner's Food, Inc., an essential, indelible documentary that is scarier than anything in the last five Saw horror shows.
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88

Chicago Sun-Times

By Roger Ebert
I figured it wasn't important for me to go into detail about the photography and the editing. I just wanted to scare the bejesus out of you, which is what Food, Inc. did to me.
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80

New York Daily News

By Elizabeth Weitzman
Though slickly packaged, Robert Kenner's unsparing exposé is harder to watch than any horror film.
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75

Boston Globe

By Wesley Morris
The whole thing is as subtle as a watermelon in a bowl of Cheerios but necessary, nonetheless.
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75

Chicago Tribune

By Michael Phillips
If Wal-Mart, the Lucifer of multinational corporations in many liberal eyes, sees the fiscal sense in stocking an increasingly wide array of organic foodstuffs, consumer habits truly are changing. Not fast enough, though, for documentary filmmaker Robert Kenner.
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70

The Hollywood Reporter

By Kirk Honeycutt
No question, watching this film is a tough go. Horror films cause less seat-squirming.
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80 out of 100
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