Documentary Analysis: Food Inc.

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In the known documentary, Food Inc., there are several sides people can take. In todays society, people are either very aware of what they put into their mouth or they are not and they just do not care. America is all about capitalism, and it comes as no surprise to anyone that our food system is all about making a profit. Through this documentary there has been many social changes such as people not wanting to state their personal opinions on this topic, to these businesses being the creation of pollution, ending with people completely changing where they shop and buy their groceries. Food Inc. creates a movement in our society in a way that distresses all of our lives enormously from health issues, to water and air pollution, and …show more content…
There needs to be more then just a social impact for this situation though, “the right to healthy food is a social issue that must be fought for, like education, housing and health care” again, Hirschfield declares “as an environmentalist, it became pretty clear to me that business was the source of all the pollution, basically all the things that were destroying this world.” Because America is all abut the capitalism and profits that is a huge factor of the horrific state that our food industry is in. But Hirschfield adds, “I can debate with my radical friends all day long, but nobody can challenge the fact that a sale of another million dollars to Walmart helps to save the world.” This is preposterous (Brewer). The people behind the scenes and viewing this film struggle with what to do, because of the fact that our society would need reevaluate our food system and what kind of changed have already been made and what still needs to be done. There has been many social impacts on peoples lives but individual choice are not going to change a whole …show more content…
From people not wanting to state their personal opinions on this topic, to these businesses being the creation of pollution, ending with people completely changing where they shop and buy their groceries. The fact of the matter is, this is a clear problem in America when these documentaries are creating social change in our society. If more people do not follow the movement of shopping at farmer’s markets and eating fast food a lot less the health problem with continue to increase very

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