...has an astounding eye for wonders and horrors, the awesome and the awful, for hidden sights, untold stories and key aspects of our world that we rarely get to see and might not necessarily want to.
—Kenneth Turan Los Angeles Times
—Manohla Dargis New York Times
...a riveting documentary...
—Lisa Schwarzbaum Entertainment Weekly
What might sound sanitizing and horrendously tiresome actually turns out to be a galvanic and striking work of imagery over context.
—Chris Cabin filmcritic.com
Yes, Geyrhalter may be making a point about how the horrific becomes routine, by rubbing it in our face until we cease to be shocked, but that final slaughterhouse scene is pretty hard to shake off, and isn't made any less or more so by the long scenes of broccoli-picking that precede it.
—Noel Murray Onion AV Club
...Our Daily Bread's only point is to have none--to invite the audience to draw its own conclusions about the nature of where our food comes from via a rhythmic montage of sights and sounds of high-tech farming practices and food cultivation.
—Ed Gonzalez Slant Magazine