What is this thing called food? (TEFC)

United States, 1976

Film
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Examines the use of chemicals in today’s food supply, with narration by Betty Furness. Shows how new food technology has served the consumer but points out a growing concern among scientists as to the possible effects of chemical additives on the human body.

Credits

production company

National Broadcasting Company

producer

Thomas Tomizawa

Duration

00:51:33:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1976

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

013804

Language

English

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Food - Research

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Genetically modified foods

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food - Research

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food additives

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Food habits

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Genetically modified foods

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Nutrition

Mathematics, Science & Technology → Food - Research

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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