Food Inc. Documentary Questions 1. What imagery is used to sell food in America during the twenty-first century? pastoral farms 2. How many different products does the average American supermarket sell? 47,000 3. According to this film, how would one characterize the typical producer of food in America? mass produced from factories 4. What commercial development led to the emergence of the industrial food system? the assembly lines 5. What role did McDonald’s Restaurants play in this trend in food production? they brought the factory system inside the restaurant 6. In 1970 what percentage of the meat packing industry was dominated by the five largest packers? 30% 7. What is the percentage today controlled by the four largest meat packers? 90% 8. What was Tyson’s response to the filmmakers visiting the buildings where chickens are housed? They don't want to be exposed and seen for what they do. 9. What were conditions like in the henhouse in the one chicken farm that allowed filming? They were awful. 10. What role do antibiotics play in the mass production of chickens?
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