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American Meat

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Genre:Documentary
Release Date:April 12, 2013
Running time:88 minutes
Cast:Steve Ells, Johnny Glosson, Tommy Glosson, Temple Grandin, Joel Holland
Director:Graham Meriwether
Producer:Graham Meriwether, Memo Salazar, Ryan Nethery, Alejandro De Onis, Carlye Rubin
Writer:Graham Meriwether, Memo Salazar, Ryan Nethery
Distributor:Independent Pictures

Description: A solutions-oriented documentary chronicling the current state of the U.S. meat industry. it takes an even-handed look at animal husbandry. First explaining how America arrived at our current industrial system, the story shifts to the present day, showing the feedlots and confinement houses, not through hidden cameras but through the eyes of the farmers who live and work there. From there, the documentary introduces the revolution taking root in animal husbandry, led by the charismatic and passionate Joel Salatin. Stories are shared of farmers across the country who have changed their life to start grass-based farms, and everyday solutions highlight action people can make to support American's agriculture.

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