Fast Food Nation

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Unformatted text preview: ikson, Erik, 44 Escherichia coli 0157:H7. See E. coli (Escherichia coli) 0157:H7 European Court of Human Rights, 249 European Union (EU), 142, 243, 264 “Everything of Zig’s” (Ziglar), 105 Excel, 137, 143, 158, 174, 178 Exxon, 55, 56 Exxon Education Foundation, 55 Fair Labor Standards Act, 73, 82 Falwell, Jerry, 63 Farm industry, 8–9, 118 Fast food industry: and American diet, 3–4; and Americanization of the world, 239–40, 243–44; and assembly lines, 20, 69; and awards for employees, 88; boycotts of, 269–70; and Chain Operators Exchange, 236–39; clustering of, 60; competition in, 24, 71, 78, 229, 258; and conformity, 5–6; consumer spending on, 275n; and corporate-sponsored teaching materials, 55–56; and crime, 83–87, 292n, 293n; and deliberate food contamination, 222; and drive-in restaurants, 17; and E. coli, 198–99, 207, 214, 221, 263; and emotional connections, 49–51; employee turnover in, 72–73, 83, 276n; exportation of, 9–10; and federal subsidies, 72; and fixed costs, 78; and flavor additives, 120–29; and foodtechnology, 6–7; founders of, 5–6, 13–28; and french fries, 115–17; government regulation of, 264; and government-backed loans, 101–2; growth of, 3, 8; and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP), 208, 215; and homogenizing of America, 5; and impulsive buying, 66; injury rates in, 83...
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