Food, Inc. lifts the veil on our nation's food industry, exposing how our nation's food supply is now controlled by a handful of corporations that often put profit ahead of consumer health, the livelihood of the American farmer, the safety of workers and our own environment. Food, Inc. reveals surprising and often shocking truths about what we eat, how it's produced and who we have become as a nation.
The film discusses the industrial production of animal products, demonstrating it's inhumanity, negative economics and environmentall problems. Then it looks at industrial farming of grains and Vegetables, aslo showing economic and environmental pitfalls. Then we learn about food labelling regulations and the power of major food companies which profit by providing cheap foods regardless of many ethical issues.
Some of the major concerns are the contamination of food, chemical pesticides and fertilizers, and the marketing of unhealthy food habits.