Food, Inc. is an in depth documentary following the industries that provide food in markets nationwide. The first section of the film investigates the mass production in the meat industry including chicken, beef and pork. The second section looks at the production of grains and vegetables. The film specifically concentrates on the production of soy and corn. The third, and final section, investigates and analyzes the legal powers and economic powers that goes into the distribution and sales of food. Included is the power of labels on the food sold and those who approve what is placed on the label. The film takes a negative view on the overproduction of resources, calling it unhealthy and unsustainable.
The film was released at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 2008 and then released in the United States on June 2009. Starring Eric Schlosser and Michael Pollan. The film is critically acclaimed and has received a rating of 96% on Rotten Tomatoes.