Essay about Don 't Blame The Eater

951 Words Aug 23rd, 2016 4 Pages
Author, David Zinczenko, in his article, "Don 't Blame the Eater," alerts the consumers how hazards it is to eat fast food on the daily and how it harms your body. Zinczenko 's purpose is to inform readers that it 's not entirely our fault that kids are suing McDonald 's for making them fat, it 's also the fast food industry 's lack of food nutrition labels and warning signs on the packaging and on the menus. Zinczenko was once too a "fast food patron" in the mid-1980 's, eating McDonald 's, Taco Bell, Kentucky Fried Chicken and Pizza Hut for lunch and dinner. Most people think this not a big deal but it is obesity is a big epidemic when it effects your children 's life. Zinczenko 's use of questions all throughout the text, with his personal perspective, imagery and tone create a formal way of letting American know that its not okay for fast food company 's not to up front with you, in what your putting in to your body.
In the article, Zinczenko starts off his argument with a question, "Kids taking on McDonald 's this week, suing the company for making them fat. Isn 't that like middle-aged men suing Porsche for making them get speeding tickets?" Makes you think who 's truly at fault here for obesity and he brings up men suing Porsche for making them get a speeding ticket, but wasn 't that your fault of speeding in the first place. Zinczenko sympathize with the kids because he was once a fast food foodie. Drawing on his experience being a latchkey kid growing up, with his…

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