I just saw a story on the news that The Center for Science in the Public Interest is planning on suing McDonalds for offering Happy Meal toys, because it causes childhood obesity. My question is--Who is really to blame--McDonald's or the parents who let their kids eat the junk?
My personal opinion is that by blaming McDonalds we are saying that parents have no control over what our kids are eating. I know that McDonalds is not healthy and I do not take my kids there very often, but if I would like to take my boys out for a special treat, it should be my right. Children do not typically go to McDonald's by themselves and order a Happy Meal. A parent usually takes them there and buys the food. Who should get the blame?
Answer by Anonymous at 7:13 AM on Jun. 23, 2010
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Answer by Bethsunshine at 8:28 AM on Jun. 23, 2010
Parents! I think this whole thing is stupid. Posting a link from NPR on it.
Answer by kuriequinn at 8:31 AM on Jun. 23, 2010
hands up the stupid ass parents! after my husband and I watched supersize me, we never ate McDonald's ever again.
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