November 30th, 2011

McDonald's using SF Happy Meal ban as fundraiser while skirting law Read more at the San Francisco

By Joshua Sabatini
San Francisco Examiner

The San Francisco ban on providing free toys to entice children to eat unhealthy foods goes into effect Thursday, but McDonald’s plans to comply with the law by charging 10 cents a toy for their Happy Meals and donating the money to the nonprofit Ronald McDonald House.

Last year, San Francisco became the first major city to ban toys in fast-food meals for children unless the food meets specific nutritional guidelines, such as including at least half a cup of fruits and vegetables.

Read more at the San Francisco Examiner: http://www.sfexaminer.com/local/2011/11/mcdonalds-using-sf-happy-meal-ban-fundraiser-while-skirting-law#ixzz1fCWXONWS

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