Netflix viewers vow to ‘go vegan’ after watching hit documentary ‘Poisoned’

Author: Liam Gilliver

Read Time:   |  8th August 2023

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The streaming platform’s latest documentary ‘Poisoned’ explores the food industry in the US – which claims to be the ‘safest in the world’

Netflix viewers are vowing to ‘go vegan’ after watching the hit documentary Poisoned: The Dirty Truth About Your Food. 

Directed by Stephanie Soechtig, the film explores the food industry in the US – which claims to be the ‘safest in the world’.

 It also ‘investigates how systemic fractures lead to outbreaks of foodborne pathogens and deadly consequences’.

This includes the first major US E. coli O157 outbreak in 1993 that led to a number of children’s deaths and a ‘renewed sense of urgency about food regulations’.


Poisoned on Netflix 

“Poisoned sheds light on how the bacteria in what we consume can cause fatal diseases,” the film’s description reads.

“The film unearths food companies’ cover-up attempts, reveals disturbing truths about America’s food supply system, and details criminal prosecutions that have resulted from these contaminations…

“Unfortunately, things like E. coli, salmonella, and toxic waste simply aren’t listed on the label of ground beef chuck.”

‘Time to go vegan guys’

On social media, many horrified viewers expressed how the film has changed their food choices.

 “This Poisoned documentary on Netflix makes me wanna turn vegan,” one user Tweeted.

Another said: “Poisoned on Netflix is a must-watch. Time to go vegan guys.”

A third added: “About to watch this documentary Poisoned on Netflix might f**k around and go vegan after this.”

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Written by

Liam Gilliver

Liam is a journalist working for the Mirror, Daily Express, Daily Star and OK! Magazine. He's also the author of We're Worried About Him and has been published in the likes of The Independent, Huffington Post, and Attitude Magazine.

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