Review Of Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation

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The book, Fast Food Nation, by Eric Schlosser, is about “The Dark Side of the All-American Meal”. Fast food in America is not as good as it seems. Most customers don’t know that by eating this food, they are putting their health at a serious risk. You only see the good side of things, but never the bad. Fast food chains are now in control. Obesity rates have risen, our food has been modified, and production in America has drastically changed. This book has open the eyes of many Americans, so that they may take a stand and fight for what’s right. The people deserve to know what they are buying and what they are eating. And that's exactly what they don't want you to know. A lot of fast food chains harbor many dark secrets, but they are slowly coming to the light.
Eric Schlosser’s main idea in his work is to show Americans what they are blind to. We don’t see …show more content…

Many fast food companies have been exposed in this book. Schlosser goes in depth when talking about the crimes against humanity that these fast food chains have been committing. He also compares the major differences in America then, and their meals, and now. Schlosser describes how the fast-food industry has drastically changed over the years. Schlosser investigated these companies through employees, executives, farmers food scientists, and ranchers. These workers gave very helpful information. The food industry has changed so much over time. According to Eric Schlosser, “A generation ago, three-quarters of the money used to buy food in the United States was spent to prepare meals at home. Today, about half is spent at restaurants--mainly at fast food restaurants.” Schlosser also said that most fast food companies make the bulk of their profits from the “franchise” system, but it's actually the landlord for the

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