Chew on this

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Penguin, 2006 - Convenience foods - 263 pages
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Based on Eric Schlosser's bestselling Fast Food Nation, this is crammed with facts and information for young people about the fast food industry - how it all began, its success, what fast food actually is, the truth about 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, full of shocking 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.

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Review: Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food

User Review  - Magenta Jones - Goodreads

Hmm… This book has a clever idea behind it. I find it incredibly interesting that the authors decided to write a book geared for kids which contains the information adults are given, about kids. As ... Read full review

Review: Chew on This: Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food

User Review  - Rebecca Miller - Goodreads

Schlosser and Wilson begin by explaining the history of the hamburger. They then work their way into describing how restaurants like McDonald's and Kentucky Fried Chicken were born and how they grew ... Read full review

About the author (2006)

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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