The Resource Food, Inc., Magnolia Pictures ; Participant Media & 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

Food, Inc., Magnolia Pictures ; Participant Media & 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

Label
Food, Inc.
Title
Food, Inc.
Statement of responsibility
Magnolia Pictures ; Participant Media & 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
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • eng
  • 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
Editor, Kim Roberts ; music, Mark Adler ; special consultant, Michael Pollan
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
Technique
live action
Label
Food, Inc., Magnolia Pictures ; Participant Media & 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
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.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • From seed to the supermarket
  • The
  • veil
  • Shocks to the system
  • Power of the consumer
  • Fast food to all food
  • A
  • cornucopia of choices
  • Unintended consequences
  • The
  • dollar menu
  • In the grass
  • Hidden costs
Control code
429531017
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
876964002165
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
10216
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)429531017
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen format (1.78:1)
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Food, Inc., Magnolia Pictures ; Participant Media & 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
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.)
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • From seed to the supermarket
  • The
  • veil
  • Shocks to the system
  • Power of the consumer
  • Fast food to all food
  • A
  • cornucopia of choices
  • Unintended consequences
  • The
  • dollar menu
  • In the grass
  • Hidden costs
Control code
429531017
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Edition
Widescreen
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 91 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
876964002165
Other physical details
sound, color with black and white sequences
Publisher number
10216
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)429531017
System details
DVD; NTSC; region 1; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround, Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo; widescreen format (1.78:1)
Video recording format
DVD

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