Fast Food Nation Essay | Fast Food Nation

Eric Schlosser
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Fast Food Nation

Summary: Americans love fast food and the speedy service it provides, with cheap tasty food with over one million restaurants around the world. McDonald's is the world's leading food service retailer with more than 30,000 restaurants in 119 countries serving 47 million customers each day. In 2004, Americans spent over 110 billion dollars on fast food.
Americans love fast food and the speedy service it provides, with cheap tasty food with over one million restaurants around the world. "McDonald's is the world's leading food service retailer with more than 30,000 restaurants in 119 countries serving 47 million customers each day" (www.fastfood.info)1. In 2004, Americans spent over 110 billion dollars on fast food, "that's more than higher education, computers, computer software and new cars" (Scholosser, 2001, 3)2. Companies that market their products spend hundreds of millions of dollars blaring televisions and radios with advertisements and marketing gimmicks to eat their food. Teenagers also provide huge roles in the fast food industry. Teenagers work, eat, are targets of advertisements and steal from these restaurants, more than any other age group. Now in America, at the age of three, more than 75% of American children can recognize the face of Ronald McDonald. Considering America is currently being raised around fast food it...

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