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A sequel? But why now?

In Food, Inc. 2, the sequel to the 2008 Oscar®-nominated and Emmy® Award-winning documentary Food, Inc., filmmakers Robert Kenner and Melissa Robledo reunite with investigative authors Michael Pollan (The Omnivore’s Dilemma) and Eric Schlosser (Fast Food Nation) to take a fresh look at our vulnerable food system. Since the first film, multinational corporations have tightened their stronghold on US governments, robbed workers of a fair living wage and contributed to the global proliferation of ultra-processed foods along with a chemically formulated international health crisis. The film centers innovative farmers, future-thinking food producers, workers’ rights activists and prominent legislators Senator Cory Booker and Senator Jon Tester who are facing these companies head on to inspire change and build a healthier, more sustainable future.

Food, Inc. 2 is produced by Participant and River Road Entertainment and distributed by Magnolia Pictures.


A story about power:
Monopolies, exploitation and manipulation

Since the groundbreaking 2008 documentary Food, Inc., multinational corporations have continued to consolidate and evolve into unchecked monopolies.

A handful of companies control almost every category of food and exert their power over our government, workforce and the consumer, making our food system more fragile and prone to shortages. 


of beef processing is controlled by 4 companies


of cold cereal industry is dominated by 3 companies


of the carbonated soft drink market is controlled by 2 companies


of the baby formula market is controlled by 2 companies


Join us in transforming our food system

Unchecked corporate consolidation results in labor workers being exploited, our environment being degraded, food being less healthy, and a dysfunctional supply chain.

our partners

Meet our impact partners

As part of this ongoing effort to revolutionize the food industry, our impact partners will work to tackle all sides of the problem in the mission to enact real, healthy change to our food systems.

In partnership with Open Markets Institute, Coalition of Immokalee Workers and FoodFight USA, which was recently launched by Todd Wagner and Lori McCreary, the impact campaign will raise awareness and advance conversations around ultra-processed foods, corporate consolidation, and workers’ rights.

FoodFight USA

FoodFight USA is a nationwide, nonpartisan movement launched by entrepreneurs Todd Wagner and Lori McCreary, along with a coalition of doctors, journalists, artists, athletes, concerned parents and engaged youth with a mission to clean up America’s food supply.  FoodFight supporters are united in a shared belief that every American deserves access to healthy, non-toxic, REAL food.

Open Markets Institute

The Open Markets Institute is a political economy policy institute that helps people relearn how to use competition policy to build stronger democracies, more just and equitable societies, more innovative and sustainable economies, and a more secure and peaceful world.

Coalition of Immokalee Workers

CIW is a worker-based human rights organization founded in Immokalee, FL and committed to improving working conditions through enforceable human rights protections within supply chains. Internationally recognized for its achievements in the field of corporate accountability — with a particular focus on the fight against forced labor and gender-based violence at work — the CIW is built on a foundation of farmworker community organizing reinforced by a national consumer network.

Poster of Food, Inc. 2
Robert Kenner, Melissa Robledo
Michael Pollan, Eric Schlosser, Robert Kenner, Melissa Robledo
Executive Producers
Kim Roth, Christa Workman, Jeff Skoll, Diane Weyermann
Ryan Loeffler, Leonard Feinstein
Mark Adler
The book

Inside the Quest for a Better Future for Food

In conjunction with the film, Participant, River Road, and PublicAffairs Books/Hachette has published the sequel to the NYT #1 best-selling book, Food, Inc: How Industrial Food is Making Us Sicker, Fatter, and Poorer-And What You Can Do About It. Food, Inc. 2: Inside the Quest for a Better Future for Food to address the remarkable developments that have unfolded in the world of food since 2008.  This book is the perfect roadmap to understanding not only the current dysfunctional food system, but also what each of us can do to reform it.

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