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Obesity, Up Close: The Making of Pork Rinds

DiscoblogBy Melissa LafskyJuly 11, 2009 12:33 AM


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Former FDA head David Kessler's much-lauded book The End of Overeating discusses in detail the use of technology by the food industry to provide the maximum caloric/fat bang for the consumer's buck. And nowhere is this more beautifully illustrated than in the following video, an unusually candid inside look at the making of pork rinds. Which are hardly an example of healthy food (and we're using the word "food" liberally). Fried pig skin squares, anyone?

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