Penguin Celebrations:Fast Food Nation

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Explores the links between Hollywood and the fast food trade, and the tactics used to target ever younger consumers. This title is a meticulously researched account.

ISBN: 9780141035314 Author: Schlosser, Eric Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP Publication Date: 6th September 2007 Imprint: Penguin Books Cover: Paperback Dewey: 394.120973 (edition:22) Pages: 386 Readership: College - higher education / Code: F Category: Subject:

Eric Schlosser has visited the state of the art labs where scientists recreate the flavours and smells of everything from cooked chicken to fresh strawberries in the test tube and he has spoken to workers at meatpacking plants with some of the worstsafety records in the world. He explores the links between Hollywood and the fast food trade, and the tactics used to target ever younger consumers. In a meticulously researched and powerfully argued account, Fast Food Nation reveals the full price of our appetite for instant gratification.

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