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Food, Inc. reveals surprising — and often shocking truths — about what we eat, how it's produced, who we have become as a nation and where we are going from here.

  • Updated on March 25, 2015

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Food, Inc. (120 min.)

Premiere Date: April 21, 2010

Encore Broadcast Date: Aug. 9, 2011

Streaming Dates: Expired

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Trailer: Link | Embed

Filmmaker: Robert Kenner Bio | Interview | Statement

Press: 2010 Broadcast | 2011 Encore Broadcast | Critical Acclaim | Peabody Award | Oscar Nomination | Emmy Nomination | Potluck Campaign | POV Awards Community Engagement Grants


Robert Kenner
Robert Kenner

The way we eat has changed more in the last 50 years than in the previous 10,000...”

— Michael Pollan, author of
“In Defense of Food: An Eater’s Manifesto"


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Critical Acclaim

2010 Academy Award Nominee, Best Documentary Feature”

— The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences

[Food, Inc.] might change your life.”

O, The Oprah magazine

Don't take another bite till you see Food, Inc., an essential, indelible documentary.”

— Peter Travers,
Rolling Stone

3 1/2 Stars”

— Roger Ebert,
Chicago Sun Times

A cleverly written and well produced documentary. Kenner crafts an intelligent, visually compelling argument grounded in old-fashioned investigative research and journalism.”

— Maria Garcia,
Film Journal International

See it. Bring your kids if you have them. Bring someone else's kids if you don't.”

— David Edelstein,
New York Magazine

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