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Goodbye, Happy Meals?

Written on August 16, 2010 by Rudfer Tyron

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First, they will have had it with the little plastic toys, so kids will have to say goodbye to Donkey or Puss watches. And then, perhaps, they will mandate total riddance of Happy Meals, which is quite easier to do, for what is a Happy Meal without the little plastic toy anyway?

As of late, San Francisco is pondering one health point: Imagine a life that has “no more Happy Meals.” Health supervisors of the city are pointing to the lure of plastic toys as a source of unfair advantage for McDonald’s. Happy Meals give children the choice to eat unhealthy food.

Prior to this, Santa Clara, CA restricted restaurants in its unincorporated areas from giving away toys for meals amounting with more than 485 calories. There has also been regulations for sodium. Of course, these procedures cancelled out Happy Meals in the menu.

These health actions have been perhaps heightened by First Lady Michelle Obama’s kids’ health-issue-awareness program. And with this kind of awareness, families are the most affected demographic–the same target demographic of the giant chain in keeping its wordlwide operations.

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