Food Inc. parents guide

Food Inc.

Overall B

If going to the grocery store already seems like a daunting task, you may feel even more at a loss about what to put in the shopping cart after watching Food Inc. This documentary by filmmaker Robert Kenner raises questions about the industrialization of food production in the United States.

Violence C+
Sexual Content A
Profanity B+
Substance Use A

Why is Food Inc. rated PG? The MPAA rated Food Inc. PG for some thematic material and disturbing images

Run Time: 94 minutes

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Food Inc.
Rating & Content Info

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Why is Food Inc. rated PG? Food Inc. is rated PG by the MPAA for some thematic material and disturbing images

Disturbing images of animals and dead carcasses are seen in meat packaging plants and on industrial farms. A cow is pushed along the ground with a forklift. Dead chickens are hauled out of a coop. Men gather up live chickens and push them into a transport truck. On a family farm, chickens are slaughtered by cutting their throats. Squealing pigs are herded toward the kill floor. Diabetes and other health concerns are addressed. A scientist examines a cow’s stomach through a surgical opening. A mother recounts the events surrounding the death of her child from food poisoning. Verbal intimidation tactics are used to silence farmers. Brief name-calling and profanities are used in the script.

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Food Inc.
Canadian Movie Rating Info
Province Rating Rating Descriptor
British Columbia G
Alberta PG Mature Subject Matter.
Manitoba PG Mature Theme, Disturbing Content.
Ontario PG Mature Theme.
Quebec G
Martimes Not Rated
Canadian Home Video PG

News About "Food Inc."

Cast and Crew

Food Inc. is directed by Robert Kenner and stars .

Home Video

The most recent home video release of Food Inc. movie is November 3, 2009. Here are some details…

Release Date: 3 November 2009
Food, Inc. releases on DVD and Blu-ray with the following bonus materials:
- Deleted Scenes (40 minutes of extra footage/segments)
- ABC Nightline interview with Chipotle’s CEO
- Public Service Announcements by Kelly Preston, Alyssa Milano, and Martin Sheen.

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