A River of Waste: The Hazardous Truth About Factory Farms (2008)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Social Issues, Animals  |   Release Date - Jul 14, 2009 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 92 min.  |   Countries - United States  |   MPAA Rating - NR
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Synopsis by Robert Silva

This documentary looks at potential hazards caused by factory farms in the United States, particularly by waste disposal. Beginning with a history of the American food system, River of Waste shows its evolution to large-scale corporate farms where pollution and use of growth hormones threaten both individual health and the future of our planet.

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animal, big-business, environmental-hazard, farming, health-hazard, waste