Fast Food Nation Topics for Discussion

Eric Schlosser
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Schlosser appears to believe that somehow we can return to past systems of raising and processing meat, to include independent ranchers and chicken growers, clean, humane methods of slaughter and more sanitary measures of processing and packaging. What political changes would have to occur in order for this to happen?

The fast food industry has been charged with causing numerous societal ills. Name three problems and discuss the cause-effect relationship between fast food and each problem.

Schlosser attributes the rise of fast food in large part to the automobile. Trace the relationship between these two seeming unrelated things.

The federal government banned all tobacco advertising from television, arguing that it could influence children to become smokers. Considering the health hazards of fast food, why do you think a similar ban has not been imposed?

Schlosser states that the fast food industry has created low cost meals at...

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