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Throughout the ages, fast food has played a major role in our society in both positive and negative ways. It has boosted our economy and been a part of American and worldwide culture for decades. Despite all the positive effects fast food may have, the method of manufacturing fast food is often forgotten. The processed food is made with harmful bacteria and mixed meat that negatively is affecting America without many people realizing it. Companies are using clever advertising methods to reach out to young kids which does not only develop bad habits at a young age, but intoxicates their health as well.
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