The industry has found a way to, kind of, subvert your natural biological drive. We have this desperate need for salt, sugar, fat and so, those are natural biological drives. It's a matter that the industry has taken those same drives, turned it against us.
As a young man of 26 years, Sinclair spent seven weeks observing the daily lives of individuals who worked in the meat packing industry in Chicago’s Packingtown. Being from the South, an area torn by the Civil War, he hated poverty and its effects on humans.