McDonald’s announced they are changing up their Happy Meals to make them healthier. Apples will be added to the Happy Meal and the portion of fries will shrink. How will this affect the nutrition of the Happy Meal and will it improve the Happy Meal enough to get around the toy bans?
Marion Nestle of Food Politics weighs in on a Harvard School of Public Health forum on “who decides what your children eat.” She makes some very compelling points supporting the recent Happy Meal toy ban in San Francisco.
San Francisco’s city Board of Supervisors overrode Mayor Newsom’s veto, making the Happy Meal ban official. McDonald’s fought hard and even went so far as to make some outrageous claims [ … ]
The San Francisco Happy Meal ban went through yesterday, but it’s not set in stone yet. What comes next, and what would the ordinance require?
Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) is threatening to sue McDonald’s if they don’t take the toys out of their Happy Meals. Their argument is that including toys [ … ]