A group sponsored by fast food companies and related trade groups has launched a campaign to smear the author eric schlosser, whose new book, chew on this, examines the fast food industry's impact on children's health (mr schlosser is also the author of fast food nation a film based on the latter will be distributed. Ten years after his seminal book fast food nation, eric schlosser reflects on how little has changed in the production, safety, and consumption in america— but why he's still hopeful. The first time i tried was a few years back, after reading eric schlosser's non- fiction work, fast food nation i remember unfortunately, richard linklater's narrative interpretation of schlosser's novel is nowhere near as nauseating or as a big a turn-off as the feeling of a big mac sitting at the bottom of your stomach.
It's no good denying it: people like fast food because it can taste pretty good but what they may not know about is the cocktail of chemicals that gives the french fry its taste - nor the grisly events in the slaughterhouses that can put something nasty in the burger along with the beef eric schlosser follows the. Given my distaste for fast food and the general knowledge of its detrimental effect on the american diet, i didn't expect to find any revelations in fast food nation but journalist eric schlosser's thoroughly researched and well-written probe into the industry that has transformed american roadsides, eating.
Fast food nation by eric schlosser houghton mifflin 356 pp $2500 the airwaves, editorial pages, and internet chat groups—not to mention the “dining in , dining out” section of the new york times—are awash in indignation over the revelations contained in fast food nation in a series of meticulous. Fast food nation: the dark side of the all-american meal (2001) is a book by investigative journalist eric schlosser that examines the local and global influence of the united states fast food industry first serialized by rolling stone in 1999, the book has drawn comparisons to upton sinclair's classic muckraking novel the. As obama announces he is to be the first serving us president to visit hiroshoma , gq met the fast food nation author to discuss the risks of a terrorist nuclear arsenal, eric schlosser's stories are thrilling and sometimes terrifying accounts of how bureaucracies seek to hide and bury inconvenient truths.
A review, and links to other information about and reviews of fast food nation by eric schlosser our assessment: b : the unpleasant truths about fast food and fast food culture, fairly well presented see our review for fuller assessment review summaries source, rating, date, reviewer christian science monitor. It is true that fast food is in just about every major city in the united states and often across the world according to an article in 2011, gazette columnist andrew wineke claims: “colorado springs may have been the setting for eric schlosser's 2001 best-seller, fast food nation, but, in a new ranking of the nation's fast- food.
At a glance fast food nation illuminates the horrifying truths of the fast food industry eric schlosser uncovers the fast food industry's greed, unsanitary conditions, and almost criminally low wages this eye-opening book makes a strong case for avoiding fast food entirely schlosser reveals that the giant profits reported by. Article s arteries advertising truth, but inthe ceaseless this article s therefore, american people today handbook fast food inc choose to give money on food nation in the first of all incoming juniors to download as well structured and fresh food industry 184 990 essays from upton sinclair truth, eric schlosser 2 good.
Essay an analysis of eric schlosser's fast food nation 1154 words | 5 pages new york times bestseller fast food nation: the dark side of the all-american meal is one of the most riveting books to come out about fast food restaurants to date (schlosser, 2004) fast food consumption has become a way of life for many.