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    • Name: __________________________________________________ Period: ___________ Date: _________________Food Inc. Movie Worksheet1. “The way eat has changed more in the last 50 years than in the previous __________________________.”2. “The modern American supermarket has on average ___________________________ products.”3. “This isn’t just about what we’re eating, this is about what we are allow to ____________, what weare allow to ______________. It’s not just our health that’s at risk.” Fast Food To All Food4. McDonalds is the largest purchaser of ______________________________ and ______________________________.5. In the 1970’s the top 5 beef packers controlled only about 25% of the market. Today the top 4control more than ___________ % of the market.6. Due to the desire for larger chickens with bigger breasts, grown faster the way that chickens areraised has changed dramatically over the past 30 years. Describe the aspects of processingchickens that has changed: • • • A CORNucopia of Choices7. “So much of our industrial food turns out to be clever rearrangements of ________________________.”8. List a couple of products that are made of corn _______________________________________________________.9. List a couple of “obscure ingredients” that are in products ___________________________________________.10. CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations) have many aspects that allow them tofunction. Describe some of the aspects of CAFOs: • • • Unintended CONSEQUENCES11. In 1972, the FDA conducted approximately 50,000 food safety inspections. In 2006, the FDAconducted _________________________. Food Inc. Movie Worksheet Baldridge ©2009
    • 12. What happened to Barbara Kowalcyk’s son? The DOLLAR Menu13. Why is it that you can buy a double cheeseburger for 99¢ and you can’t even get a head ofbroccoli for 99¢?_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ In the GRASS14. Smithfield Hog Processing Plant in Tar Heel is the ___________________________________________________15. How many hogs are slaughtered on the kill floor per day? __________________________________________ Hidden COSTS16. We’re willing to subsidize the food system to create the mystique of cheap food. Why is thefood so expensive?_________________________________________________________________________________________________________________17. Large companies like Pepsi, Kraft, and Kellogg don’t organically, thy grow by ____________________ From SEED to the Supermarket18. Describe some of the actions taken by the Monsanto Corporation to control the seed industry: • • • The VEIL19. The fast food industry fought against giving the calorie information and trans fat information.The meat packing industry fought against country of origin labeling and against labelinggenetically modified food. Why should consumers have the ‘right to know’ what is in our food? SHOCKS to the system20. Modern agriculture uses very few number of crops, very few species and very few companies.This type of modern agriculture is dependent on large amounts of ____________________________________.To bring a cow to slaughter is ________________ gallons of oil.21. The average consumer does not feel very powerful. When we purchase food we are voting. Doyou feel powerful? Do we know what we are buying? Who we are supporting? How can wedemand good wholesome food? Food Inc. Movie Worksheet Baldridge ©2009
    • Key1. “The way eat has changed more in the last 50 years than in the previous 10,000.”2. “The modern American supermarket has on average 47,000 products.”3. “This isn’t just about what we’re eating, this is about what we are allow to SAY what we areallow to KNOW.”4. McDonalds is the largest purchaser of Beef & Potatoes.5. In the 1970’s the top 5 beef packers controlled only about 25% of the market. Today the top 4control more than 80 % of the market.6. Due to the desire for larger chickens with bigger breasts, grown faster the way that chickens areraised has changed dramatically over the past 30 years. Describe the aspects of processingchickens that has changed: • • • •7. “So much of our industrial food turns out to be clever rearrangements of corn.”8. Ketchup, cheese, Twinkies, batteries, peanut butter, cheese-its, salad dressing, coke jelly, sweet& low, syrup, juice, kool-aid, charcoal, diapers, motrin, meat, fast food.9. High fructose corn syrup, maltodextrin, xanthan gum, di-glycerides, fructose, margarine.10. CAFOs (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operations) have many aspects that allow them tofunction. Describe some of the aspects of CAFOs: • • • • Food Inc. Movie Worksheet Baldridge ©2009
    • 11. In 1972, the FDA conducted approximately 50,000 food safety inspections. In 2006, the FDAconducted 9,164.12. What happened to Barbara Kowalcyk’s son? He dies due to E.Coli poisoning13. Why is it that you can buy a double cheeseburger for 99¢ and you can’t even get a head ofbroccoli for 99¢? We’ve skewed our food system to the bad calories and these are heavilysubsidized. Snack foods come from commodity crops.14. Smithfield Hog Processing Plant in Tar Heel is the largest slaughterhouse in the world15. How many hogs are slaughtered on the kill floor per day? 32,00016. We’re willing to subsidize the food system to create the mystique of cheap food. Why is thefood so expensive? Environmental costs, societal costs, health costs. The industrial food isnot honest food.17. Large companies like Pepsi, Kraft, and Kellogg don’t organically, they grow by acquisition18. Describe some of the actions taken by the Monsanto Corporation to control the seed industry:20. Modern agriculture uses very few number of crops, very few species and very few companies.This type of modern agriculture is dependent on large amounts of petroleum. To bring a cow toslaughter is 75 gallons of oil.21. The average consumer does not feel very powerful. When we purchase food we are voting. Doyou feel powerful? Do we know what we are buying? Who we are supporting? How can wedemand good wholesome food? Food Inc. Movie Worksheet Baldridge ©2009