Fast Food Nation

Fast Food Nation
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Author: Eric Schlosser
Pages: 362
ISBN: 9780547750330
Release: 2012
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.

Fast Food Nation

Fast Food Nation
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Author: Eric Schlosser
Pages: 362
ISBN: 0606239790
Release: 2012-03
Editor: Turtleback

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Explores the homogenization of American culture and the impact of the fast food industry on modern-day health, economy, politics, popular culture, entertainment, and food production.

Fast Food Nation

Fast Food Nation
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Author: Carolyn Katzin
Pages: 81
ISBN: 0395977894
Release: 2006
Editor: Unknown

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Fast Food Nation

Fast Food Nation
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Author: Carolyn Katzin
Pages: 81
ISBN: 0395977894
Release: 2006
Editor: Unknown

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Chew On This

Chew On This
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Author: Charles Wilson,Eric Schlosser
Pages: 304
ISBN: 9780547531168
Release: 2012-08-15
Editor: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Kids love fast food. And the fast food industry definitely loves kids. It couldn’t survive without them. Did you know that the biggest toy company in the world is McDonald’s? It’s true. In fact, one out of every three toys given to a child in the United States each year is from a fast food restaurant. Not only has fast food reached into the toy industry, it’s moving into our schools. One out of every five public schools in the United States now serves brand name fast food. But do kids know what they’re eating? Where do fast food hamburgers come from? And what makes those fries taste so good? When Eric Schlosser’s best-selling book, Fast Food Nation, was published for adults in 2001, many called for his groundbreaking insight to be shared with young people. Now Schlosser, along with co-writer Charles Wilson, has investigated the subject further, uncovering new facts children need to know. In Chew On This, they share with kids the fascinating and sometimes frightening truth about what lurks between those sesame seed buns, what a chicken ‘nugget’ really is, and how the fast food industry has been feeding off children for generations.

Reefer Madness

Reefer Madness
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Author: Eric Schlosser
Pages: 320
ISBN: 054752675X
Release: 2004-04-01
Editor: HMH

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New York Times Bestseller: The shadowy world of “off the books” businesses—from marijuana to migrant workers—brought to life by the author of Fast Food Nation. America’s black market is much larger than we realize, and it affects us all deeply, whether or not we smoke pot, rent a risqué video, or pay our kids’ nannies in cash. In Reefer Madness, the award-winning investigative journalist Eric Schlosser turns his exacting eye to the underbelly of American capitalism and its far-reaching influence on our society. Exposing three American mainstays—pot, porn, and illegal immigrants—Schlosser shows how the black market has burgeoned over the past several decades. He also draws compelling parallels between underground and overground: how tycoons and gangsters rise and fall, how new technology shapes a market, how government intervention can reinvigorate black markets as well as mainstream ones, and how big business learns—and profits—from the underground. “Captivating . . . Compelling tales of crime and punishment as well as an illuminating glimpse at the inner workings of the underground economy. The book revolves around two figures: Mark Young of Indiana, who was sentenced to life in prison without parole for his relatively minor role in a marijuana deal; and Reuben Sturman, an enigmatic Ohio man who built and controlled a formidable pornography distribution empire before finally being convicted of tax evasion. . . . Schlosser unravels an American society that has ‘become alienated and at odds with itself.’ Like Fast Food Nation, this is an eye-opening book, offering the same high level of reporting and research.” —Publishers Weekly

Cogs in the Great Machine

Cogs in the Great Machine
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Author: Eric Schlosser
Pages: 57
ISBN: 0141022418
Release: 2005
Editor: Unknown

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Every book tells a story . . . And the 70 titles in the Pocket Penguins series are emblematic of the renowned breadth and quality that formed part of the original Penguin vision in 1935 and that continue to define our publishing today. Together, they tell one version of the unique story of Penguin Books. Eric Schlosser's inimitable brand of hard-hitting yet always entertaining writing looks beneath the surface of American life to examine issues ranging from the black market to burgers. When Penguin published his expose Fast Food Nation in 2001, it sparked a storm in the fast food industry. This piece on the terrifying true cost of cheap meat shows why Schlosser has been instrumental in changing our attitudes to what we eat.

Fast Food Nation Class Set Level 4 A2 B1

Fast Food Nation  Class Set  Level 4  A2 B1
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Author: Eric Schlosser,Richard Linklater,Lynda Edwards
Pages: 64
ISBN: 3852727014
Release: 2014-01
Editor: Unknown

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Fast Food Maniac

Fast Food Maniac
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Author: Jon Hein
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9780553418033
Release: 2016
Editor: Crown Publishing Group (NY)

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

The beloved personality from The Howard Stern Show celebrates American fast food, exploring the history and secret menu items of both national and regional chains, ranking everything from burgers and fries to ice and mascots, and offering his own expert tips on where to go and what to order. Jon Hein is the ultimate fast food maniac, and in this book he draws on his extensive knowledge of, and love for, both nationwide chains and regional gems, from McDonald's and KFC to In-N-Out Burger and Carvel. He digs into their origin stories; reveals secret menu items; includes best lists for everything from fried chicken and shakes to connoisseur concerns such as straws and biscuits; takes a nostalgic look back at the best giveaways, slogans, and uniforms; and even provides a battle-tested drive-thru strategy. With behind-the-counter looks at places like the Dunkin' Donuts headquarters and Nathan's original hot dog stand, Fast Food Maniac is the definitive, cross-country guide to some of America's best-loved guilty pleasures.

Fast Food Nation

Fast Food Nation
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Author: Eric Schlosser
Pages: 64
ISBN: 3526528535
Release: 2009
Editor: Unknown

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Slow Food Nation

Slow Food Nation
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Author: Carlo Petrini
Pages: 272
ISBN: 9780847841462
Release: 2013-10-08
Editor: Rizzoli Publications

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By now most of us are aware of the threats looming in the food world. The best-selling Fast Food Nation and other recent books have alerted us to such dangers as genetically modified organisms, food-borne diseases, and industrial farming. Now it is time for answers, and Slow Food Nation steps up to the challenge. Here the charismatic leader of the Slow Food movement, Carlo Petrini, outlines many different routes by which we may take back control of our food. The three central principles of the Slow Food plan are these: food must be sustainably produced in ways that are sensitive to the environment, those who produce the food must be fairly treated, and the food must be healthful and delicious. In his travels around the world as ambassador for Slow Food, Petrini has witnessed firsthand the many ways that native peoples are feeding themselves without making use of the harmful methods of the industrial complex. He relates the wisdom to be gleaned from local cultures in such varied places as Mongolia, Chiapas, Sri Lanka, and Puglia. Amidst our crisis, it is critical that Americans look for insight from other cultures around the world and begin to build a new and better way of eating in our communities here.

Grinding It Out

Grinding It Out
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Author: Ray Kroc
Pages: 224
ISBN: 9781250127518
Release: 2016-08-02
Editor: St. Martin's Griffin

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

"He either enchants or antagonizes everyone he meets. But even his enemies agree there are three things Ray Kroc does damned well: sell hamburgers, make money, and tell stories." --from Grinding It Out Few entrepreneurs can claim to have radically changed the way we live, and Ray Kroc is one of them. His revolutions in food-service automation, franchising, shared national training, and advertising have earned him a place beside the men and women who have founded not only businesses, but entire empires. But even more interesting than Ray Kroc the business man is Ray Kroc the man. Not your typical self-made tycoon, Kroc was fifty-two years old when he opened his first franchise. In Grinding It Out, you'll meet the man behind McDonald's, one of the largest fast-food corporations in the world with over 32,000 stores around the globe. Irrepressible enthusiast, intuitive people person, and born storyteller, Kroc will fascinate and inspire you on every page.

Slow Food

Slow Food
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Author: Carlo Petrini
Pages: 176
ISBN: 9780231128452
Release: 2004-10-06
Editor: Columbia University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Discusses the history and spread of the International Slow Food Movement which was sparked in 1986 when Carlo Petrini organized a protest against plans to build a McDonald's fast food restaurant near the Spanish Steps in Rome, and discusses the movement's goals of preserving indigenous foods and eating traditions, and returning to dining as a social event.

Americans

Americans
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Author: Eric Schlosser
Pages: 102
ISBN: 0141017430
Release: 2003
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

At the turn of the Twentieth Century, the President of the United States is shot by an anarchist. Is the crime a protest against America's imperial ambitions--or a cry for attention by an angry young man? Provocative, edgy, and compelling, the first play by the author of Fast Food Nation and Reefer Madness is about patriotism, power, the allure of violence. Brilliantly written, morally complex and chillingly original, Americans explores the origins of the American empire and the imprint it now leaves on the world.

Voices of the Food Revolution

Voices of the Food Revolution
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Author: Robbins, John,Robbins, Ocean
Pages: 288
ISBN: 9781573246248
Release: 2013-05-01
Editor: Conari Press

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Did you know that: More than 80% of the foods you eat in restaurants and buy at supermarkets contain genetically engineered ingredients, and that these ingredients have been linked to toxic and allergic reactions in people; sickness, sterility, and fatalities in livestock; and damage to virtually every organ studied in lab animals?If you don't count French fries, ketchup or pizza as vegetables, more than half of Americans eat no vegetables at all?Cows raised for meat are impacting our climate more than cars?It’s possible to be a positive food revolutionary without sounding like a self-righteous nag? Join John and Ocean Robbins for 21 intimate, game-changing conversations with some of the world’s leading “food revolutionaries”: scientists, doctors, teachers, farmers, economists, activists, and nutritionists working on food issues today. Introduced and with commentary by John Robbins and his son Ocean, the book features luminaries such as: Dean Ornish, MD, on his years-in-the-making breakthrough with Medicare (his program for healing heart disease is now covered)Kathy Freston on making incremental, manageable changes to how we eatT. Colin Campbell, PhD, (author of the famed China Study) with the latest research on animal protein and human healthJoel Fuhrman, MD (author of the bestselling Eat to Live), on achieving excellent health through dietCaldwell Esselstyn, MD, of the Cleveland Clinic on wiping out heart disease by changing what we eatVandana Shiva, PhD, on GMOs and Big AgRory Freedman on how to stop eating misery and start looking fabulousRaj Patel on building a saner global food policy Each contributor discusses his or her work in depth, but together they make one rallying cry: for a healthy, sustainable, humane, and delicious revolution in how we and the world are fed. Over twenty-five years ago John Robbins started a revolution. This book is proof of how far we’ve come, a fascinating look behind the scenes of the multi-faceted food movement, and a call to join in the work of ensuring our health and food future.

Drive Thru Dreams

Drive Thru Dreams
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Author: Adam Chandler
Pages: 352
ISBN: 9781250090737
Release: 2019-06-25
Editor: Flatiron Books

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“This is a book to savor, especially if you’re a fast-food fan.”—Bookpage "This fun, argumentative, and frequently surprising pop history of American fast food will thrill and educate food lovers of all speeds." —Publishers Weekly Most any honest person can own up to harboring at least one fast-food guilty pleasure. In Drive-Thru Dreams, Adam Chandler explores the inseparable link between fast food and American life for the past century. The dark underbelly of the industry’s largest players has long been scrutinized and gutted, characterized as impersonal, greedy, corporate, and worse. But, in unexpected ways, fast food is also deeply personal and emblematic of a larger than life image of America. With wit and nuance, Chandler reveals the complexities of this industry through heartfelt anecdotes and fascinating trivia as well as interviews with fans, executives, and workers. He traces the industry from its roots in Wichita, where White Castle became the first fast food chain in 1921 and successfully branded the hamburger as the official all-American meal, to a teenager's 2017 plea for a year’s supply of Wendy’s chicken nuggets, which united the internet to generate the most viral tweet of all time. Drive-Thru Dreams by Adam Chandler tells an intimate and contemporary story of America—its humble beginning, its innovations and failures, its international charisma, and its regional identities—through its beloved roadside fare.

Food Rules

Food Rules
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Author: Michael Pollan
Pages: 112
ISBN: 9781101163160
Release: 2009-12-29
Editor: Penguin

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#1 New York Times Bestseller "A useful and funny purse-sized manual that could easily replace all the diet books on your bookshelf." —Tara Parker-Pope, The New York Times A definitive compendium of food wisdom Eating doesn’t have to be so complicated. In this age of ever-more elaborate diets and conflicting health advice, Food Rules brings welcome simplicity to our daily decisions about food. Written with clarity, concision, and wit that has become bestselling author Michael Pollan’s trademark, this indispensable handbook lays out a set of straightforward, memorable rules for eating wisely, one per page, accompanied by a concise explanation. It’s an easy-to-use guide that draws from a variety of traditions, suggesting how different cultures through the ages have arrived at the same enduring wisdom about food. Whether at the supermarket or an all-you-can-eat buffet, this is the perfect guide for anyone who ever wondered, “What should I eat?” "In the more than four decades that I have been reading and writing about the findings of nutritional science, I have come across nothing more intelligent, sensible and simple to follow than the 64 principles outlined in a slender, easy-to-digest new book called Food Rules: An Eater’s Manual, by Michael Pollan." —Jane Brody, The New York Times "It doesn't get much easier than this. Each page has a simple rule, sometimes with a short explanation, sometimes without, that promotes Pollan's back-to-the-basics-of-food (and-food-enjoyment) philosophy." —The Los Angeles Times Michael Pollan’s most recent book on food, Cooked: A Natural History of Transformation—the story of our most trusted food expert’s culinary education—was published by Penguin Press in April 2013, and in 2016 it served as the inspiration for a four-part docuseries on Netflix by the same name.

Fast Food Nation Mit 1 Audio CD Level 4 A2 B1

Fast Food Nation  Mit 1 Audio CD  Level 4  A2 B1
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Author: Eric Schlosser,Richard Linklater,Lynda Edwards
Pages: 64
ISBN: 3852727022
Release: 2014
Editor: Unknown

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Auf der Suche nach einem besseren Leben wagt eine Gruppe junger Mexikaner die gefährliche Flucht über die Grenze in die USA. Dort leben sie als illegale Einwanderer und arbeiten unter schwierigsten Bedingungen für eine Fleischfabrik, die unter anderem Fast-Food-Ketten beliefert. Don und Amber sind im Fast Food Restaurant Mickey's beschäftigt und möchten mehr über ihren Fleischlieferanten herausfinden. Decken sie die kriminellen Machenschaften in der Fleischfabrik auf?

The Hamburger

The Hamburger
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Author: Josh Ozersky
Pages: 147
ISBN: 9780300151251
Release: 2009-05-01
Editor: Yale University Press

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

Originally published in hardcover in 2008.

The Food Industry in Eric Schlosser s Fast Food Nation

The Food Industry in Eric Schlosser s Fast Food Nation
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Author: David M. Haugen,Susan Musser
Pages: 168
ISBN: 9780737768077
Release: 2012-11-12
Editor: Greenhaven Publishing LLC

DESCRIPTION OF THE BOOK:

This informative volume explores Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation through the lens of the food industry. Coverage includes: an examination of Schlosser's life as an investigative journalist; Schlosser's view of the food industry as demonstrated in his book; how investigative journalism can be viewed as literature; how Fast Food Nation has changed people's perspectives and actions; criticisms of Fast Food Nation and its message; and contemporary perspectives on the food industry with commentary on topics such as food regulations and movements.