Food, Inc. Synopsis
Authors Eric Schlosser and Michael Pollan expose corporate monopolies in food production, which could lead to serious health and environmental problems.
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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,...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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FOOD INC. - very palatable movie! Rating: 88 out of 100. (Based on advance press preview)

By MOVIES REVIEWER
Weeks ago I attended the advance press preview of this well-made illuminating documentary. FOOD INC. is a expose on the American food production industry and process - heavy focus on the beef,...

Food, Inc. - A Must on your Shopping List

By PrinceAndTheRevolution
"Food, Inc." is excellent! A documentary that is thought-provoking, enlightening and, most of all, disturbing (scary might even be a better description). I can't imagine anyone would see this film...

Food, Inc.

By afisher333
This movie shows clearly what the few multinational corporations controlling virtually all of our food production do NOT want the public to see or know about: - How unlike the picture of the nice,...

SEE IT ONLY IF YOU WANT TO SURVIVE

By qqaazz
FOOD INC. Hope everyone is enjoying the summer -- it's going by fast! but not as fast as one of the most important movies of the past decade got thrown out of syndicated theatres: that's...

Bloated.

By boulder4552
Having grown up in a farming family I know that this does happen, there is no denying it. Yet many farmers are forced to do this because they either produce cheaper and faster products or declare...

Food, Inc.

By 30green
The film is a must-see. The corruption and greed by 3 or 4 huge corporations which control our entire food system, is frightening and maddening at the same time. It's all about profits guys, not...

Puh-leaze...

By _Syrinx_
"This is the "grassy knoll" version of where your food comes from...they claim it's all a big conspiracy. If you thought ET was a documentary, you might think this one is too." ------ If you see...

A MUST SEE FOR ALL AMERICANS!

By hkberk
This is an excellent, if not extremely disturbing, view of America's food supply. It does a great job of explaining the farmer's dilemma, and how corporate greed and government blunders have led our...

"Food"? blecch...

By rwinbush
This is one of those documentaries that you loved, but wish you hadn't seen. It is powerful, very well-organized and gives you a take away that you *must* deal with everyday --- what do you eat, why...

Great documentary, but will the people who NEED to see it, see it?

By ccoshow
"Food, Inc." is a great documentary,but it is not a BALANCED documentary. It shows the problems in food production in several different areas - poultry farming, beef and pork slaughtering, labor...

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Rated PG | For some thematic material and disturbing images
What Parents Need to Know
Common Sense Media says OK for kids 13+ Important but disturbing docu about food biz. Teens and up.
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