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Food Inc. Essay

  • Submitted by: cupkate460
  • on January 15, 2012
  • Category: Miscellaneous
  • Length: 558 words

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In America, whoever has the big bucks controls how things are run. With money, there is no boundary to what can be done. According to the video, “Food Inc.” a perfect sample of the want for more is in the food industry. The narrator makes the argument that profit is put before the consumer’s welfare, the heritage of the American farmer, workers safety, and our precious environment (Food Inc.) in many major corporations. I firmly believe that these corporations have put to the side and have purposely tried to hide the actuality about how unhealthy the food they create truly is for the American community. The documentary “Food Inc.” produced by Robert Kenner and Eric Schlosser, takes an in depth look at America’s food business and the awful but completely lawful way our food is genetically made.
The purpose of this video is to surprise the American community with clever filmography and truths about the food Americans eat every day. The food industry is full of errors. The video, “Food Inc.” states that the food industry is using misleading images of agricultural America to sell their product. Images such as rich green fields, picket fences, silos, and 30’s farmhouse, but as the narrator proclaims, “it’s the spinning of a pastoral fantasy”. In truth the food being consumed is coming from victimized animals and large plants all over the country.  
“There are no seasons in the American supermarket”. (Food Inc.) The narrator gives facts on how we as customers get to enjoy ‘tomatoes’ all year round. He states that they were “grown half way around the world, picked when it was green and ripened with ethylene gas” (Food Inc.).   This is meant to inform the audience that what they are eating isn’t what it seems. Just like the rest of the vegetables in the supermarket that is not labeled “organic”.
We rarely think completely about where the food we eat comes from and how is it produced. "Food, Inc.", a frank and sometimes grisly expose of the profit-driven food profession...

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