Chew on This Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food by Eric Schlosser
  

Synopsis

Chew on This Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food by Eric Schlosser

Based on Eric Schlosser's bestselling Fast Food Nation, this is the shocking truth about the fast food industry - how it all began, its success, what fast food actually is, what goes on in the slaughterhouses, meatpacking factories and flavour labs, global advertising, merchandising in UK schools, mass production and the exploitation of young workers in the thousands of fast-food outlets throughout the world. It also takes a look at the effects on the environment and the highly topical issue of obesity. Meticulously researched, lively and informative, with first-hand accounts and quotes from children and young people, Eric Schlosser presents the facts in such a way that allows readers to make up their own minds about the incredible fast food phenomenon.

About the Author

Eric Schlosser is an author and investigative journalist based in New York. His first book, FAST FOOD NATION was a major international bestseller. His work has appeared in 'Atlantic Monthly', 'Rolling Stone' and the Guardian. CHEW ON THIS is his first book for children.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
272 pages
Interest Age: From 11

Author

Eric Schlosser
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Publisher

Puffin an imprint of Penguin Books Ltd

Publication date

4th May 2006

ISBN

9780141318448


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