Posts tagged ‘Eric Schlosser’

Read This!

Yesterday’s New York Times article “A Stale Food Fight” by Michael Pollan and Eric Schlosser beautifully sums up the current state of the FDA Food Safety Modernization Bill. Read it!

November 29, 2010 at 12:13 pm Leave a comment

Chew On This

Having read Eric Schlosser’s Fast Food Nation a few years ago, I was excited to read another one of his books. There are a lot of similarities between the two but I definitely learned a few new things from Chew On This. Here are some points and facts which I found particularly interesting:

  • NeuroMarketing – some companies who wish to market to children use this technique. Scientists put a child in a brain scanner and study their neural activity as they watch commercials.
  • A sample school lunch menu: M – Lasagna with garlic bread; T – Subway; W – McDonald’s; Th – Burger King; F – Potato bar with toppings (T-Th remain the same all year). (more…)

January 2, 2010 at 12:43 pm Leave a comment


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