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Fast Food Nation (book)

508 Ratings: 2.8
Book by Eric Schlosser.

Fast Food Nation is a book about the effect of the fast food industry on the United States and the world. Eric Schlosser examines fast food giants like McDonald's, Burger King and Carl's Jr. in regards to brand loyalty, the meat packing industry and … see full wiki

Author: Eric Schlosser
Genre: Non-Fiction, Company Profiles, Hospitality, Travel & Tourism, Professional, Culture, Family Health
27 reviews about Fast Food Nation (book)
review by . August 14, 2008
    This book will change the way you perceive the fast food industry. Schlosser holds nothing back. Everything you don't want to hear about the industry, he puts in the most eye opening manner. One of the things I really liked about this book was that Schlosser got all the information firsthand. He personally visited the different elements that make up this business and got the facts from the heads and other people involved. What I did not enjoy was hearing about the different types …
review by . June 13, 2008
Although I still do resort to fast food occasionally, this book really made me aware of the economic and health tolls that this "convenience" really takes. From an economic perspective, fast food has extremely negative implications for people around the world. From the people who work in the restaurants to the people who work under dangerous conditions at meat processing plants to the indigenous people of the Amazon who have seen their livelihoods taken away due to deforestation, it becomes clear …
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