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FRONTLINE; Modern Meat

04/18/2002


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Series
FRONTLINE
Program
Modern Meat
Program Number

2017K1

Series Description

Premiered January 1983 Since January 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television's - PBS - flagship public affairs series. Hailed upon its television broadcast debut as "the last best hope for broadcast documentaries," FRONTLINE's stature over 23 years is reaffirmed each week through incisive documentaries covering the scope and complexity of the human experience. Series release date: 1/1983

Program Description

A recent study by the Centers for Disease Control found that a single fast-food hamburger contained beef from more than 100 cows. In the last few decades, American meat production has become a highly mechanized and centralized industry, bringing about significant changes not only in the way meat is produced but also in the way Americans eat. These changes have forced the U.S. Department of Agriculture to institute a new meat inspection process, which gives far greater control to the powerful meat industry. In this program, FRONTLINE investigates the modern meat industry and the safety of our current meat supply.

Duration

00:56:46

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Documentary
Topics
News
Public Affairs
Citation
Chicago: “FRONTLINE; Modern Meat,” 04/18/2002, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 7, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ED0A2C9EBBDC40B88E7DAD2D7D0D8206.
MLA: “FRONTLINE; Modern Meat.” 04/18/2002. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 7, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ED0A2C9EBBDC40B88E7DAD2D7D0D8206>.
APA: FRONTLINE; Modern Meat. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_ED0A2C9EBBDC40B88E7DAD2D7D0D8206
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