Toying with the Happy Meal: Is McDonald’s evading the law?

While most media outlets dubbed it the “Happy Meal toy ban,” the ordinance passed in San Francisco last year didn’t ban anything. The law just placed a few reasonable nutrition guidelines (a maximum of 600 calories per meal and limits on fat and salt, for example) for restaurants using free toy incentives to lure kids into a lifetime of bad eating habits. In a rare victory for children’s health, the bill passed despite heavy lobbying by McDonald’s. Read rest at Grist…

3 Responses to “Toying with the Happy Meal: Is McDonald’s evading the law?”

  1. [...] the hard-won victory, as I wrote about last December, McDonald’s cynically found a way around complying with the law. However, much [...]

  2. [...] the hard-won victory, as I wrote about last December, McDonald’s cynically found a way around complying with the law. However, much [...]

  3. [...] the hard-won victory, as I wrote about last December, McDonald’s cynically found a way around complying with the law. However, much [...]

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