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Eric Schlosser
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Author of Fast Food Nation, Eric Schlosser is an investigative reporter and correspondent for the Atlantic Monthly. As well, he is a frequent freelance contributor to a number of journals and magazines in his efforts to uncover and expose corruption, governmental indifference to serious social ills, and other threats to health and safety. Fast Food Nation was his first book and remained on the New York Times Bestseller List for over two years. In the writing of this book, Schlosser traveled throughout the United States, interviewing people from every part of agribusiness and the fast food industry, conducted extensive research into the workings of the USDA, the FDA, and a host of other governmental agencies charged with keeping food safe, and uncovered appalling conditions in the meat-packing industry, both in the indifference to disease hazards and in the abuse of its workforce. In order to assess...

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