“Alarmist” is often used as a way to dismiss or slag off an effort, but what about the times when there really is something to be concerned about? There’s plenty of data to demonstrate that many Americans have diets that are deficient and/or self-destructive, and much of that data appears to be collated into the new documentary Fed Up. The first Fed Up trailer paints the film as a more insistent companion to films like Food, Inc. and Super-Size Me. And the poster, excerpted above, really doesn’t skimp on the anger, even if the anger is tempered with humor..
Fed Up opens on May 9. Poster via HuffPo.
Far more of us get sick from what we eat than anyone has ever realized. Directed by Stephanie Soechtig (TAPPED) and executive produced by Katie Couric and Laurie David (AN INCONVENIENT TRUTH), this potent exposé uncovers the food industry’s dirty secrets. This riveting exploration reveals how, in the wake of media attention, public fascination with appearance and government policies pushing for change, generations of Americans will live shorter lives.