Coming Soon To A Theater Near You: Dueling Food Documentaries

Edwin Goei • OC Weekly • April 22, 2009
While the Eric Schlosser's book, Fast Food Nation, was hailed as a muckraking expose on the food industry in the same mold as Upton Sinclair's The Jungle, I thought it failed as a film.  Here now is Food Inc., made by Robert Kenner, produced by...
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