American Meat Poster

Release Date: April 12th, 2013

DVD Release Date: November 26th, 2013

Not Yet Rated

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

Ratings & Reviews

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  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

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