Food, Inc. Is A 2008 Documentary Directed By Robert Kenner Essay

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Food, Inc. is a 2008 documentary directed by Robert Kenner. Food, Inc. introduces unaware Americans of the topic of America’s corporate controlled food industry. Food, Inc. highlights how fast food has encouraged a huge growth in the production of food which resulted in food safety becoming a second thought. Food, Inc. illustrates the importance of consuming healthy and non-contaminated food. With factories becoming larger due to the increase in need for food faster, industries are finding any possible short cuts. These short cuts led to worse treatment for animals. The documentary shown a light on the horrible treatment that was going on in chicken farms, pig and cow confinements. In the chicken farms, chickens were typically submerged in darkness and forced to live in their own feces. Due to the fact that the industries wanted to get the most out of each chicken, the chicken were genetically mutated to grow larger chests, which meant more tender meat. This mutation took away most of the chickens’ ability to walk because the weight of their chests were too much for them to carry. Pigs and cows were treated horribly and were killed in inhumane ways. Director Robert Kenner and the cast of Food, Inc. enlightened many Americans by producing this documentary. Director Robert Kenner successfully enlightened the audience of Food, Inc. on America’s corporate controlled food industry and how the audience can make a change through the use of logos, pathos, and ethos and appeals to…

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