What's Eating America

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In the food-focused What's Eating America, a celebrity chef tries to tie together food and politics. The five-episode series starring Andrew Zimmern explores the most provocative social and political issues impacting voters through the lens of food. The series airs on MSNBC.

Sunday 9:00 PM et/pt on MSNBC
1 Season, 5 Episodes
February 16, 2020
Food, Mini-Series
Cast: Andrew Zimmern
What's Eating America

What's Eating America Full Episode Guide

  • Zimmern travels to the heart of the country to explore the state of America's healthcare where the population is eating more processed food than ever before. The episode takes a look at the relationship between food and health in the U.S.

  • To explore why many Americans are excluded at the ballot box, Zimmern shares meals with voting rights activists, meets with reformed felons, and questions politicians in battleground states.

  • Zimmern, now 30 years sober, reveals how he found his way from homelessness to recovery through food and cooking, and discusses the growing problem of addiction in the restaurant business.

  • Zimmern examines the impacts of climate change on the U.S. food system, from the native perch fish population disappearing in Lake Michigan, to scientists in NJ creating the farm of the future.

  • In the first episode, Zimmern and fellow chef Jos Andrs unravel U.S. immigration policies, and go behind-the-scenes to reveal the role immigrants play in putting food on Americas table.

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