Fast food nation
use important ideas and information from Fast Food Nation and Food, Inc, to develop to your own answer a question below. The essay should be a balance of material from the book, movic and your own critical voice/commentary. It shouldn’t be only your opinion, and it shouldn’t be only a bunch of facts and quotes from the book.
Question: 1. Schlosser says, ?I?ve written this book out of a belief that people should know what lies beneath the shiny, happy surface of every fast food transaction. They should know what really lurks beneath those sesame-seed buns? (10). Use specific ideas and information from Fast Food Nation to explore this idea. What does ?lurk? beneath the surface of the fast food industry?
2.In Fast Food Nation, Ray Kroc describes the fast food business as: ?rat eat rat, dog eat dog. I?ll kill ?em, and I?m going to kill ?em before they kill me. It?s survival of the fittest? (37). Use specific ideas and information from Fast Food Nation to explore this idea. How do you see this ?dog eat dog? attitude in what you?ve learned so far about the fast food industry? How has this altered our country. 3. Schlosser writes that, although fast food meals are often cheap, there are many ?hidden costs? that go along with the fast food industry. Use what you have learned in Fast Food Nation to explore this idea. What ?hidden costs? do you see coming from the fast food industry?