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Food Inc.

Released

Oct 15, 2009

Latest Home Video

Nov 03, 2009

MPAA Rating

PG

Director

Robert Kenner

Studio

2009 Magnolia Pictures

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Synopsis

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.

Content Details

Why Is Food Inc. Rated PG?

Food Inc. is rated PG for some thematic material and disturbing images

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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.

Home Video Viewing Alternatives

Here are some ideas for home video titles that are related to Food Inc..

With obesity on the rise, the food industry has a critical light shone on it in the documentary Super Size Me. Michael Moore also attacks government-run agencies in his documentary Capitalism - A Love Affair. A drama based on a true story of a huge price fixing scheme involving food additives is portrayed in The Informant!.

Canadian Movie Ratings

BC
SK
G
AB PG Mature Subject Matter.
MB PG Mature Theme, Disturbing Content.
ON PG Mature Theme.
QC G
NB
NS
NL
PE
Not Rated

Canadian Home Video Rating: PG

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Details on home video releases of Food Inc....

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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