U.S. Food Industry is trying to stop "Chew on this" by Eric Schlosser

Chew on this

Today I bought several newspapers for my tram ride back from the crèche to our office. As I follow from time to time NZZ’s ebalanceblog, the WSJ article Rebuttal of ‚fast food‘ author widens, caught my interest.

Apparently the „U.S. food industry is sharpening it’s campaign to rebut „Fast Food Nation“ author Eric Schlosser as he wraps up a series of visits to schools to promote his new book „Chew On This: Everything You Don’t Want To Know About Fast Food“ aimed at kids – an important demographic for fast-food companies.

What bothers me is the use of third parties to attack me when the people who are paying for it aren’t standing up and taking credit for it

, Eric Schlosser says of the sudden surge of criticism he has encountered.

PS: Fast Food Nation, staring Ethan Hawke and Patricia Arquette makes its debut at the Cannes Film Festival. Hopefully Sandrine will report on it.

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