Summary: The Negative Effects Of The Fast Food Industry Essay

The Purpose of this essay is to inform the consumers and the U.S Department of Health and Human Services the negative effects of the fast food industry. Eric Schlosser wrote the book “Chew on This” in 2006, to open oblivious people eyes and show them the truth about the fast food industry. The U.S Department of Health and Human Services should know how the fast food industries has a negative impact towards the community. They manipulate kids by using advertisements, violating animal rights and their is human health concerns we should be aware of.

Animal cruelty in the fast-food industry is a common problem that is violating animal rights. Since the fast food industries wanted to make more money, an easy way that they did that was by feeding them as quickly and cheaply as possible. Therefore, they feed them leftover meat, fat, blood and bones from other chicken slaughter house. The author’s Eric Schlosser and Charles Wilson states “Chickens that die from a heart attacks have been stuck by “flip over disease”. It is most likely…

They aim mostly at kids because they can’t understand the real purpose of ads and trust that everything an ads says are true. The book Chew On This claims “Far from banned, Tv advertising aimed at kids is how broadcast twenty-four hours a day on some channel… Children now see a junk food ad every 5 minutes while watching Tv and see about 3 hours of junk food ads every week.” This is important because these food corporations are brainwashing children so that they could buy their sources. It is wrong to produce such ads for young children because they don’t know how unhealthy these foods are. The idea of banning these advertisements are being strongly opposed by toy companies, television networks, and major advertising agency. These ads are targeting children so that they can earn more money, but, they are getting them very…