Food, Inc. : A Strong Critique Of Industrial Food Production

919 WordsDec 8, 20154 Pages
Food, Inc. is a strong critique of industrial food production, revealing truths about what we eat, how it’s produced, who we have become as a nation and where we are going from here. Documentary filmmaker Robert Kenner examines how huge corporations have taken over all parts of the food chain in the United States, from the farms where our food is grown to the chain restaurants and supermarkets where it 's sold. The film examines the industrial production of meat, grains, and vegetables, claiming the entirety of our food industry is cruel, and economically and environmentally unsustainable, as it continues to examine today’s industry by exploring the economic and legal powers large food companies have. Beforehand, food distribution was on the idea of self-sustaining farming, where families provided only for themselves. However, with the revolution of producing food, overlapped with the advancement of agricultural technology, it reformed the method in which food is mass-produced for a mass population, containing negative results. The usage of corn converted from not only human consumption, but other uses such as feeding animals corn instead of grass or wheat a creates a sequence of negative effects. Additionally, in particular, the mass production meat fuels a wide range of ethical dilemmas and questions. Furthermore, the mass production and distribution of food starts false advertisements that hide potentially harmful information. In essence, the three central issues

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