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Plot Summary
An exploration of the U.S. meat industry reveals a growing number of chefs, farmers and consumers who will only use animals raised outdoors without the use of chemicals.


Director: Graham Meriwether

Genres: Documentary

American Meat (2013)

Release Date: April 12th, 2013

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  • 40
    Joe Neumaier New York Daily News

    There’s a good chunk of info for those eager to know how the sausage gets made, as well as the facts of life and death surrounding what we consume. You just have to pluck the PR feathers and find the good parts. show more

  • 70
    Frank Scheck The Hollywood Reporter

    Although Graham Meriwether’s film is far less incendiary than such similarly themed efforts as "Food, Inc." and "Fast Food Nation," it nonetheless offers considerable — pardon the pun — food for thought in its exploration of modern-day cattle, hog and chicken production. show more

  • 38
    Steve Macfarlane Slant Magazine

    Despite the intensity of its scope and research, American Meat is a decidedly soft-hitting display of an overweening good faith that, frankly, just can't jibe with the times. show more

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