Wednesday, 24 May 2006

STOP PRESS: author of 'Fast Food Nation' in Newham this Saturday

Chew On This : Everything You Don't Want to Know About Fast Food
Book signing by author Eric Schlosser

Saturday 27 May

between 11.30am and 12.30pm ONLY
Newham Bookshop
45-747 Barking Road,
London E13 9ER

For more information call the bookshop on 020 8552 9993.

Based on Eric Schlosser's bestselling "Fast Food Nation", 'Chew on This' is the shocking truth about the fast food industry - how it all began, its success, what fast food actually is, what goes on in the slaughterhouses, meatpacking factories and flavour labs, global advertising, merchandising in UK schools, mass production and the exploitation of young workers in the thousands of fast-food outlets throughout the world. It also takes a look at the effects on the environment and the highly topical issue of obesity.

Meticulously researched, lively and informative, with first-hand accounts and quotes from children and young people, Eric Schlosser presents the facts in such a way that allows readers to make up their own minds about the incredible fast food phenomenon.

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