Food, Inc.: The Food Industry

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Food, Inc. is an American documentary film that scrutinizes the industrial manufacture of meat, grains, and vegetables - and what it means for our health and society. Throughout the documentary, it effectively shows the unfortunate reality that is the present food industry through three main current problems facing today's food industry. These include the cruel treatment of farm animals, the reformed usage of corn, and false advertisement.
Part of the documentary examines the production of meat in the US for human consumption. We learn about a young, two-year-old boy named Kevin Kowalyck that died in 2001 after developing hemolytic-uremic syndrome from eating a hamburger contaminated with E. coli. Following his death, Kevin's mother and