Fast Food Nation by:Eric Scholosser
Publisher:Houghton Miffin Publication Date: January 14, 2001
Ocupation: Non-Fiction writer, journalist, Wrote Dramas.
Notable works: Reefer Madness, Chew on This, Command and Control.
Lives in CA with wife and has 2 kids.
"The American Way"
1. Founding Fathers 13
2. Your Trusted Friends 31
3. Behind the Counter 59
4. Success 91
"Meat and Potatoes"
5. Why the Fries Taste Good 111
6. On the Range 133
7. Cogs in the Great Machine 149
8. The Most Dangerous Job 169
9. What's in the Meat 193
10. Global Realization 225
Epilouge: Have it Your Way 255
Photo Credits 279
Interesting Parts of Book
Section were Eric covers how they use chemicals in order for the food to taste good. These chemicals can kill people and cause severe damage to he human body.
QUOTE:“The medical literature on the causes of food poisoning is full of euphemisms and dry scientific terms: coliform levels, aerobic plate counts, sorbitol, MacConkey agar, and so on. Behind them lies a simple explanation for why eating a hamburger can now make you seriously ill: There is shit in the meat.”
― Eric Schlosser, Fast Food Nation: The Dark Side of the All-American Meal
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Strenghts and Weaknesses:
Weaknesses- Not enough images.