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Food, Inc.

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Learn More About the Food You Eat

Food, Inc. lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that's been hidden from the American consumer and revealing 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. Learn more about the issues that are raised in the film, and how you can make informed decisions that will help you take charge and vote to change this system — three times a day.

  • Host a Food, Inc. potluck! Invite your family and friends over for a healthy, delicious, affordable and sustainable meal. Then watch the Oscar-nominated Food, Inc. and discuss what we eat, how it's produced and where we should go from here. Use POV's Potluck Party Kit to guide you through the entire potluck planning process.

  • Support farmers' markets and family farms by purchasing sustainably grown food in your area. Use the Family Farm locator on the Local Harvest website, and visit a local farm today.

  • Take control of food safety in your home. Learn one food safety tip for each category of food you use regularly in your home, and gradually arm your kitchen against preventable food-related harms. Visit FoodSafety.gov for tips and techniques to keep specific foods safe, and learn how to prevent food poisoning.

  • Learn more about Food, Inc.'s mission to change the food system. Visit the filmmakers' website for Food, Inc. to find out about 10 simple ways you can play your part in this movement, a discussion guide and more.

  • Find out about campaigns to change school cafeteria lunch offerings across the country. Get involved in deciding what American children eat for lunch.
  • Understand more about the global debate surrounding genetically-modified foods by learning more about what they are, why they exist and the health risks they may cause. Take our GMO quiz to find out how much you already know and then visit the World Health Organization website to learn more.
 

Get informed about the issues in the film and lead a discussion in your community.

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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"