Fast Food Nation | Study Guide

Eric Schlosser

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fast-food-nation-eric-schlosserEric Schlosser, Introductions the old saying goes: You are what you eat.Sources: The Daily Beast, Los Angeles Times, The New New Journalism by Robert S. BoyntonCopyright © 2017 Course Hero, Inc.Cities & TownsSymbolize rapid changes in America during the late 20th centuryGolden ArchesRepresent familiarity to consumers and the ubiquity of fast foodAmerican WestStands for the land where the fast food chains beganSymbols1940Year the first McDonalds restaurant opened in San Bernardino, California Ingredients in a typical artificial strawberry flavor, commonly used in fast food milkshakes49Median hourly wage for food service industry workers in 2016 ~$10Revenue of the fast food industry in the United States in 2015~$200BFast Food Nation by the NumbersAn investigative journalist who aims to write an alternative history of the United States,” Schlosser has uncovered stories about Californias migrant strawberry pickers, underground economies, and the prison system. Fast Food Nation, his best-known work, took him from McDonalds museums to slaughterhouses. ERIC SCHLOSSERBORN 1959AuthorBrands advertise to attract customers of every demographic worldwide.How the Empire GrowsMeals are concocted in meatpacking plants and flavor factories.Where the Food Comes FromFast food executives rely on a compliant, cheap workforce.Whos Serving the Customers Fast food isn’t just a cheap meal. Its an industry empire and has changed the American landscape and lifestyle in shocking ways. In the book that astonished the world and started a global conversation about fast foods impact, Schlosser shows readers their meals dark side.Whats Really in Your Value Meal?OVERVIEWEnglishOriginal Language2001Year PublishedEric SchlosserAuthorFast Food NationArgumentNonfiction

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