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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

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    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

  • 50
    Village Voice

    American Meat won't fully counter the negative sentiment that the meat industry has, but it's not entirely propaganda, either. show more

  • 40
    Nicolas Rapold The New York Times

    The film’s ending, introducing farmers whose lives (and weight) have been changed for the better, sounds enough like an infomercial to undermine the whole enterprise. show more

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