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FMTV - The Meat Lobby: Big Business Against Health?

The Meat Lobby: Big Business Against Health?

Runtime: 52m 26s | Release date: 2015

In 2015, the WHO listed one of the additives in processed meats as carcinogenic. That same additive was nearly banned in America in the 1970's until lobbying from the meat industry discredited the scientists. We reveal how to impede or halt regulations on certain additives lobbyists have been working in the shadows for decades.

At the heart of this strategy are the scientists who collaborate with the meat industry and who receive generous compensation for studies that promote meat consumption. In conjunction with this, those whose work finds health risks associated with meat are ‘shot down’.

From Brittany to Denmark, through California and Wisconsin, director Sandrine Rigaud conducted a year-long investigation on the tactics of the meat industry.

Featuring:

Sandrine Rigaud 
Guillaume Coudray

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Marina Edgar | 4 months ago
My, I agree, but it does take major courage to try and interview these hypocrites and their bare faced lies - always follow the money that is all it is about - care for fellow man and children - what is that?? - no money in it. Man's inhumanity to man continues to this day and this movie was done in 2015.
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Iris Aguanta | FMTV | 4 months ago
Hi Marina, thank you for taking the time to comment and for sharing your thoughts about this topic :) ~ Iris
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Deborah Piper | 11 months, 3 weeks ago
I applause that journalist! Took guts to make those hypocrites squirm but she did it well! Great documentary!
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Sia Annear | 1 year, 6 months ago
Thanks FMTV. What a disgrace when companies and governments put profits before people. People have the power to not buy their products and that is the only way to show them we have the power and will not be fooled any longer.
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Jan Bowden | 1 year, 6 months ago
There is a film called 'What the Health' worth watching.... is it on FMTV?
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Iris Aguanta | FMTV | 1 year, 6 months ago | Edited 1 year, 6 months ago
Hi Jan, I'm sorry, but the film 'What the Health' is not on FMTV yet, but I'd be happy to add this film in our suggestions list for our Team to review. Hopefully we'd be able to share this film with our community soon :) Thank you for your support! ~ Iris
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maxine whiteman | 1 year, 6 months ago
What the health is an excellent documentary, I highly recommend that everyone watch this one!
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Francis Hayes | 1 year, 6 months ago
'What the Health' is on Netflix (in Canada)
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Tania Baxter | 1 year, 6 months ago
This is such a good film, really hoping FMTV add it soon. And also Forks over Knives - this landmark film really needs to be on FMTV! So many people say that watching it was an important turning point for them.
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Monika Soroccos | 1 year, 5 months ago
Worth a read though - http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/08/12/what-the-health-documentary.aspx
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