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Season 1 2018

  • 2018-01-05T08:00:00+00:00 on Netflix
  • 55 mins
  • 5 hours, 30 mins (6 episodes)
  • United States
  • English
  • Documentary

This docuseries travels deep into the heart of the food supply chain to reveal unsavory truths and expose hidden forces that shape what we eat.

6 episodes

1x01 Lawyers, Guns and Honey

  • Series Premiere

    2018-01-05T08:00:00+00:00 — 55 mins

Explores the new global honey business, and largest food fraud investigation and prosecution in history—a scam known as "honeygate."

1x02 The Peanut Problem

  • 2018-01-05T08:00:00+00:00 — 55 mins

In the last twenty years, there’s been a surge of people suffering from severe food allergies. A look at the swelling body of science around this change, and the accountability of restaurateurs in caring for their most vulnerable customers.

1x03 Garlic Breath

  • 2018-01-05T08:00:00+00:00 — 55 mins

A lucrative and controversial commerce relationship between the U.S. and China forms the backdrop for a David-and-Goliath tale of loyalty, betrayal and revenge on the American garlic scene.

1x04 Big Bird

  • 2018-01-05T08:00:00+00:00 — 55 mins

From the lowliest hen to the richest magnate, the size and scale of chicken-growing has determined the fate of every player in this expansive food chain.

1x05 Milk Money

  • 2018-01-05T08:00:00+00:00 — 55 mins

To boost profits, some dairy farmers are switching to produce upscale organic milk, or even "raw" unpasteurized milk, but it comes with the risk of pathogens which can sicken and even kill consumers.

1x06 Cod is Dead

  • 2018-01-05T08:00:00+00:00 — 55 mins

In the wake of overfishing in New England, the U.S. government stepped in to regulate and save the fisheries. The unintended result was a wave of consolidation that set the stage for massive criminal exploitation.