Analysis Of The Documentary Food Inc.

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America has made a lot of changes in the past on becoming more inventive, resourceful, and as well as industrialized. Due to the variations in how our food industries operate, small family-owned farms have rapidly vanished leaving us with large, industrialized productions that mass produce for the benefit of the Large Corporations. Americans expect to be able to have large quantities of food available for purchase at anytime and at a low price. Unfortunately in order to get that food to us at low prices, we have to sacrifice aspects of animal rights, human rights, the environment, and health. In the documentary “Food Inc.” I learned that the US moved towards an industrial food system with the creation of McDonalds. As McDonald’s and other …show more content…
Families around the United States go through this dilemma of picking between healthy food from the market, as opposed to driving through a fast food restaurant. Fast food and junk food are everywhere, and quite frankly, it is so much more affordable to buy from them than to purchase fruits and veggies from a local market. The food is filled with sugar, shooting up peoples sugar levels, and resulting in diabetes. Aside from the huge quantities of sugar that is placed in our food causing diabetes, other health concerns are present. The spread of diseases and health problems are linked to animals being kept in horrendous conditions. This includes children dying of E. Coli, and it is outrageous that the companies responsible being allowed to carry on producing. It’s known that food with cheaper cost tends to be the dangerous food. Since, they are trying to minimize the cost of minimizing the cost of the foods that their animals are eating. E. Coli has been a trending disease and that is because a lot of manufactures assemble their products with corn. They had found that corn has been positive for E. Coli yet, it is part of the diet that the animals within their factory farms are eating. It is amazing that even if the animals are positive for E. Coli they still use them for food. Due to the negligence of these factories, E. Coli has spread to the consumers and resulting in the death of a young child named Kevin. His …show more content…
By watching the documentary, we learn that when cattle and pigs are kept in small spaces where their waste develops into a pollutant rather than a fertilizer. This is because the animals do not have enough room to graze. Along with that, industrial farming is bad for the rural environment because it Clifton air, water and soil, reduces better diversity and contributes to global climate change. Large companies have required their factories to use chemical fertilizers, but these chemicals are exposed to the outside world, resulting in pollution damage to farmlands. These factory farms emit harmful gases and particles that can contribute to global warming and harm the health of those living or working nearby. Air pollution results from the overuse of machinery and the irresponsible feeding practices that characterize industrial farming. Chemical fertilizers and pesticides have turned agriculture into a leading source of water pollution in the United States. Runoff water from these factory farms goes into the ocean and kills fish, reduces their habitats, and affects drinking water supplies. Additionally, factory farms use tremendous amounts of water, and we do not even have a large percentage to begin

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