Eric Schlosser has taken on a variety of writing subjects in his time, from illegal immigration to marijuana to pornography, but he's best known for his sharp criticism of the fast food industry in his 2002 book Fast Food Nation. A proponent of the slow food movement, Schlosser tours the country sev ... More >>
Almost ten years after "Fast Food Nation", author Eric Schlosser's fighting for food safety reform. He recently answered some questions from Food Safety News about the FDA, the USDA, and how the American food system favors commerce over safety. Yesterday we looked at the crazy amount of junk food ... More >>
There's a good chance your food didn't come from anyone like her.‚ÄčIf there's one area of food where the Novice Foodie isn't such a novice, it's local, organic and sustainable foods -- a.k.a. Slow Food. I've been digging around to learn where my food comes from since I saw Canadian farmer/activist ... More >>
foodincmovie.comThe line outside the Tivoli Theatre Wednesday night was nearly as long as the line for free burritos when the Delmar Loop Chipotle opened last year, except instead of hungry students, it was comprised (or, rather, also comprised) of earnest liberals, all clutching in their sweaty han ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/jonbauerSchlosserFood, Inc., the new expos √© -documentary about the food industry, doesn't open at the Tivoli until June 26, but it's already generated a fair amount of controversy in St. Louis.Co-produced by Eric Schlosser of Fast Food Nation fame and starring Schlosser and M ... More >>
flickr.com/photos/jonbauerSchlosserFood, Inc., the new expos √© -documentary about the food industry, doesn't open at the Tivoli until June 26, but it's already generated a fair amount of controversy in St. Louis.Co-produced by Eric Schlosser of Fast Food Nation fame and starring Schlosser and ... More >>
E. coli www.wikimedia.org I know, I know. Why would I choose a potentially deadly bacterium as the Thing of the Year? First of all, it's not a slight against the other nominees. (Especially you, Aaron!) Second of all, it's not an excuse to run that disgusting image again. When Gut Check spun of ... More >>
www.phofever.com In this week's review I take a look at a new restaurant that specializes in one of the world's great "fast" foods, pho. The review mentions two of my favorite food books of the past few years: Eric Schlosser's Fast Food Nation (now, improbably, a major motion picture) and Micha ... More >>
Pho might well be the ideal fast food.
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