How fast food affects your body and america. (Introduction (McDonald's…
How fast food affects your body and america.
One out of fourteen Americans eat at a McDonald's.
McDonald's is the most powerful fast food chain in the world.
McDonald's people spend more money on advertising than any other restaurants in the world.
"They buy more processed beef, chicken, pork, apples, and potatoes than any other countries."
The food that enters your body becomes part of you.
Chapter 1: The Pioneers
This chapter is about burgers in the fast-food industry.
Charlie Nagreen invented the hamburger.
He invented the hamburger because he realized that people could not eat the meatballs and walk at the same time.
People thought burgers were for homeless people because they thought that it was dirty meat.
Murders started to put poison in people's burgers so people, which made people afraid to eat the new meat.
People started to drive more and go to the drive in with car hops because they didn't have to get out of their cars to get food.
They became really popular and many people started to go to them.
Chapter 2: The Youngster Business
Advertising across different companies.
Ray Kroc and Walt Disney were very good friends and also very successful people.
Walt Disney came up with the idea of synergy. It was a way for them to market each other without customers realizing.
To advertise to kids McDonald's used a clown to attract kids.
They did this to make kids want to eat their food.
Parents felt guilty about not spending enough time with there kids so they bought them more toys.
There are seven nags to bribe your parents.
Companies held conferences and interviews with children to help promote there brand.
Companies used focus groups where they would hire kids as little as 3 two sit down and talk about what they liked about a brand and ways to change things two be more appealing.
Kids will generally stick with buying things from one brand for there whole life.
Chapter 3: McJobs
It's about McDonald's jobs and work conditions.
A McJob is a boring job that doesn’t pay well and doesn't teach important skills that would help you get ahead in the future.
Many people have to stay long hours and don't get much pay.
People are over worked and are paid so little.
Many fast food restaurants just add hot water to all there foods. They add the water to almost everything they make.
They get the food shipped and right before the open the add hot water.
someone who has worked at this certain MD for a very long time -2 years- and was praised a lot for his very good work was given a “good work” on his report card. This was because the “grade” was linked to an increase in the salary for that year. This is why that chain created a union.
A union was formed to go against MD because they were giving bad wages and unfair pay.
Chapter 4: The Secret of the Fries
French Fries are one of the biggest sellers on the menu.
The switch to frozen fries made it possible to have the same taste and kind of fries at McDonald's.
The restaurant gets the flavor of the fries from saturated beef fat.
The restaurant earn twenty times what they pay for the fries.
The food at McDonald's is designed to be remembered by the customer.
Many color and flavor additives are in the food at McDonald's
Chapter 5: Stop the Pop
Fast food has a negative effect on kids in schools.
Kids got so used to the idea that fast food should be in cafeterias, that when french fries were taken off the menu at a school in Rhode Island students boycotted the lunch room.
In the end they put the fast food back on the menu.
Schools are putting fast food restaurants in their schools to make it more appealing to kids to go there.
The kids will go there regularly to hang out and eat fast food.
Baby Bottle Syndrome
Chapter 6: Meat
Chickens are fattened up without thinking about their health.
Chicken breasts sometimes grew so big that is would be hard for them so walk.
There short stubby, liquid filled legs couldn’t hold up all their body weight.
Greeley Farm is smells like a combination of “live animals, manure, and dead animals being turned into dog food”.
Also the conditions in the farm are as bad as the smell.
There are about 100,000 cattle are crowded in one area.
Greeley Farm Slaughterhouse
Chickens were sometimes fed leftovers from chicken slaughterhouses.
Beef Trust- is something where they have a set price for cattle.
Chapter 7: Big
The effects on fast food.
Many more people are obese than ever.
People feel more insecure about themselves.
Many people are getting diabetes.
Fast food affects many parts of your body.
Many people used to get gastric bypass surgery.
to many people were dying and it was banned in many states.
Some of the affects are.
Something can go wrong and you can die.
Some people are not emotionally ready.
You can have internal bleeding.
You can have blood clots.
You can intestinal leaks.
You can have infections.
Some patients suffer nerve damage that causes life long pain.
Chapter 8: Your Way
Fast-food in other countries.
Fast food restaurants were even going to military bases.
People were not liking the things going on at fast food places, and decided to do something about it.
They started destroying fast-food restaurants and protesting.
Alice waters was a picky eater when she was little. She only liked simple things and fast food but rarely got them.
She went to collage in California. She took a break from collage and moved to France.
She feel in love with food there.
When she came back she started a restaurant and a garden.