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    country for Fast Food. There are 160.000 fast-food all over the country. One of the biggest problem in US is the obesity. Fast food are full of unhealthy food. The two texts, from Uptain Siclair “The Jungle” (1906) and Eric Schlosser “Fast Food Nation” (2011) report the abomination that happen in the meatpacking industry in the United States. Upton Sinclair is an American writer of nearly 100 books, in 1906 became famous for his novel “The Jungle” which describe the conditions of meatpacking industry in US. On the other hand Eric Schlosser was a journalist and became famous for his book “Fast Food Nation”. Nevertheless, except the subject, those two text are completely different. Upton Sinclair wrote his novel in…

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    Food is the staple of any society. Before the practice of agriculture a sustainable supply of food was hard to come by; as a result, people were subjected to a harsher way of life. The invention of agricultural practices, and the resulting sustainable food supply, revolutionized the way life could be lived. However, there is a cost as population increases so to does, demand and in the name of expediency shortcuts are taken, which can be hazardous to the average individual.1 Eric Schlosser,…

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    which is where brand companies produce all their products in a much cheaper way. Besides workers at EPZs, there are also people who work at the slaughterhouses and are mistreated as well. Eric Schlosser in his book, Fast Food Nation, explains the risk of being a worker at a slaughterhouse due to the fast pace the job is performed at. As well as the workers, the animals that are brought to the slaughterhouses to basically be slaughtered, are also mistreated…

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    guest writer for the Rolling Stones, the New Yorker, the Nation, and Vanity Fair, Eric Schlosser is familiar with the impact that fast food has on consumers. In relation, he is also familiar with the marketing schemes that accompany these fast food sales and consumer sales in general. In the essay “Kid Kustomers,” author Eric Schlosser argues that there is too much marketing aimed for children. According to Schlosser, the marketers’ intentions are to encourage children to purchase certain…

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    Introduction Chew On This, by Eric Schlosser, endeavors into the world of fast food, specifically describing McDonald 's throughout the book. Schlosser not only focuses on the harmful effects of the food, but the actual business itself, and the marketing strategies that caused it to become so successful. He forges further into all of the unintended negative impacts of the industry socially, environmentally, economically, and physically. Schlosser really is trying to inform his readers of fast…

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    little bit of annoying or frustrating to the farmers in California whom I met in the article, “In the Strawberry Fields” by Eric Schlosser. The article describes the painful story of illegal farmers hidden behind the red attractive strawberry and other fruits. Illegal migrant workers who are an important part of an economy are facing problems like low wages and poor housing condition and to solve these problems, illegal workers can fight against low wages…

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    What do children do when they come home from school with no parental supervision? What about when parents are tired from a long day of work and feeling guilty for not being accessible to their children? In the article “Kids Kustomers,” by Eric Schlosser, he discussed how advertisements are the works of advertisings companies to evoke a brand loyalty and how children are being targeted by the advertising companies to reach into their parents’ wallets. He speaks about television being a huge…

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    changed the way wars are fought as they could lead to the total extermination of humanity. These weapons can lead to mutual destruction of nations, which really have caused humans to reevaluate the way they conduct foreign affairs. Eric Schlosser’s article “Today’s nuclear dilemma” is about the nuclear weapons that countries control and what should be done with them. Schlosser argues that the current nuclear weapons active should be disarmed. He believes that there are too many variables in…

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    In the article “The most Dangerous jobs” by Eric Schlosser, we here the story of a man who worked at a meat packing company. Kind and loyal to a fault, Kenny Dobbins gave arm and leg to the company, and turned down the unionized work force based on the things he heard from his supervisor. The company then proceeded to use him up until he had nothing left to give; then throw him away without so much as a warning. Union’s should be mandatory in meatpacking operations because, it provides a way…

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    is an adolescent who is under the age of twenty. He or she will lack full time employment, receive no benefits, learn few job skills, and float from job to job on a regular basis. The typical fast food worker quits or is fired every three to four months. Schlosser tells the story of an adolescent Taco Bell employee who regularly worked seventy to eighty hours a week but was only paid for forty. The restaurants manager manipulated the employer's time card in order to receive a productivity bonus.…

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