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Food, Inc. Video Questions Chapter 1 Introduction 1. How many products does the average American supermarket have? Chapter 2 Fast Food to All Food 2. Who is the largest purchaser of beef and potatoes in the U.S.? 3. How much of the market do the top four meat producers control today? 4. How has chicken farming changed thanks to companies such as Tyson? 5. How do the companies keep the farmers under their thumbs? Chapter 3 A Cornucopia of Choices 6. How much of land in the U.S. is devoted to growing corn? 7. What was been the biggest advance in corn in recent history? 8. What are cows designed by evolution to eat? 9. What has happened because cows have been fed corn? Chapter 4 Unintended Consequences 10.How has E. coli been spread to non-meat products? 11.What is Kevins Law? Has it passed? 12.What would happen if a corn fed cow was given grass for 5 days? 13.What has been put into meat filler to kill off E. coli? Chapter 5 The Dollar Menu 14.Compare the cost of produce to the cost of fast food meals.

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16.What is the biggest predictor of obesity?

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Chapter 6 In the Grass 17.Explain how Polyface Farms owner believes grass fed cows may be cheaper/better. 18.Who owns the largest slaughterhouse in the world? Where is it? 19.Where do they get their workers from? 20.In what way is the companys mentality toward the pig the same as it is toward their workers? 21.How did meatpacking go from being one of the best industrial jobs to one of the most dangerous jobs? 22.How did 1.5 million Mexican corn famers find themselves unemployed? Who recruited them? 23.What kind of agreement does Smithfield have with Immigration officials? Chapter 7 - Hidden Costs 24.What is one of the fastest growing sectors of the food industry? 25.What does Wal-Mart say is a major motivator in choosing what food to buy? 26.How many people can the average American farmer feed? Chapter 8 From Seed to the Supermarket 27.What is the point of saving seeds? 28.What happens if a farmer saves seed to use from the previous year for the next year?

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29.Why do many of the farmers being prosecuted end up settling with Monsanto? Chapter 9 The Veil 30.What are the veggie-libel laws? 31.Why is Moe Pars case so important? Chapter 10 Shocks to the System 32.How many gallons of gas are used to bring a cow to the market?