A model new documentary concerning the lethal foodborne sickness downside within the US has landed on Netflix and shocked viewers who’re vowing to go vegan.
Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food was launched on the streaming platform on August 2 and left viewers admitting they have been “traumatised”.
The movie options interviews with counselors and victims’ households as filmmaker Stephanie Soehtig explores how systemic flaws within the US meals commerce lead to lethal outbreaks of foodborne pathogens.
The movie made numerous gut-wrenching revelations, together with the truth that companies can promote a salmonella-infected rooster.
One skilled even talked about, “You should assume that (supermarket chicken) contains pathogens like salmonella in the first place.”
Shocked: Netflix’s new documentary Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food has left viewers ‘traumatised’
Danger: One of the documentary’s horrifying revelations is that companies could also be selling a salmonella-infected rooster (inventory photograph)
Viewers shared their shock on the new documentary and rapidly took to social media to admit they needed to go vegan after watching the movie.
One viewer commented: “This poison documentary on Netflix makes me want to go vegan.”
While one other talked about: “Netflix poisoning TRAUMATED me”.
A 3rd tweeted: “I urge everybody to begin watching poisoned Netflix. It’s scary to take into consideration the meals we put in our our bodies.
Another commented: “It’s scary… Any of us could end up in hospital and even die from eating a contaminated piece of lettuce or undercooked meat.”
Jeff Benedict’s e-book – Poisoned: The True Story of the Deadly E. Coli Outbreak That Changed the Way Americans Eat – was the inspiration for the documentary.
Others, nonetheless, have been moved by the movie, however have been satisfied that the gripping tales wouldn’t be sufficient to convert them.
‘Scary’: Some viewers urged others to watch the documentary given the significance of the topic
Stubborn: Some viewers, nonetheless, weren’t joyful that the model new documentary would change their consumption habits
One of them talked about: “I’ll still eat what I eat, but seeing how few rules there are, it’s quite open.”
Another joked: “This Netflix documentary is scary as hell… I’ll still eat it.”
One of the documentary’s ultimate messages is that if the American public speaks up, regulators could also be compelled to set up stronger pointers for meal manufacturing and security.
Soechtig has already launched numerous documentaries that reveal many elements of the meals commerce, together with Tapped in 2009 and Fed Up in 2014.