Hired by Jack in the Box to make food safer after an E. coli outbreak in the 1990s, David Theno advocates a series of small reforms in the meatpacking process and by workers in fast-food restaurants, in order to ensure that beef is clean and is prepared at temperatures high enough to burn off disease-causing pathogens.
David Theno Character Timeline in Fast Food Nation
The timeline below shows where the character David Theno appears in Fast Food Nation. The colored dots and icons indicate which themes are associated with that appearance.
Chapter 9: What’s in the Meat