The Resource Feeding frenzy : the food Industry, obesity & the creation of a health crisis, Media Education Foundation production ; director, Kate Geis ; executive producer, Sut Jhally

Feeding frenzy : the food Industry, obesity & the creation of a health crisis, Media Education Foundation production ; director, Kate Geis ; executive producer, Sut Jhally

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Feeding frenzy : the food Industry, obesity & the creation of a health crisis
Title
Feeding frenzy
Title remainder
the food Industry, obesity & the creation of a health crisis
Statement of responsibility
Media Education Foundation production ; director, Kate Geis ; executive producer, Sut Jhally
Title variation
Food Industry, obesity & the creation of a health crisis
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Subject
Language
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Over the past three decades, obesity rates in the US have more than doubled for children and tripled for adolescents ́ and a startling 70% of adults are now obese or overweight. The result has been a widening epidemic of obesity-related health problems, including coronary heart disease, high blood pressure, stroke, and Type 2 diabetes. While discussions about this spiraling health crisis have tended to focus on the need for more exercise and individual responsibility, Feeding Frenzy trains its focus squarely on the responsibility of the processed food industry and the outmoded government policies it benefits from. It lays bare how taxpayer subsidies designed to feed hungry Americans during the Great Depression have enabled the food industry to flood the market with a rising tide of cheap, addictive, high calorie food products, and offers an engrossing look at the tactics of the multi-billion-dollar marketing machine charged with making sure that every one of those surplus calories is consumed
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MaNoMEF
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videorecording
Date time place
Originally produced by Media Education Foundation in 2013
Intended audience
  • Grade 9+
  • Higher education
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Geis, Kate
  • Jhally, Sut
  • Kanopy (Firm)
Runtime
63
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Obesity in children
  • Obesity
  • Processed foods
Technique
live action
Label
Feeding frenzy : the food Industry, obesity & the creation of a health crisis, Media Education Foundation production ; director, Kate Geis ; executive producer, Sut Jhally
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1 online resource (1 video file, 60 min.)
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online
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computer
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rdamedia
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other
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1093033
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not applicable
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sound
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sound on medium
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  • other
  • remote
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  • (OCoLC)899736040
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1093033
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Feeding frenzy : the food Industry, obesity & the creation of a health crisis, Media Education Foundation production ; director, Kate Geis ; executive producer, Sut Jhally
Link
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (1 video file, 60 min.)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Medium for sound
other
Publisher number
1093033
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
sound
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)899736040
  • (CaSfKAN)kan1093033
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
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other

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