Ronald McDonald Under Fire

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The junk food police are here again.
Corporate Accountability International
would like the character Ronald to leave the marketing of the fast food giant McDonald’s.
This actor encourages childhood diseases such as obesity and diabetes. Your Company incites high intakes of salt, sugar and fat calorie upon consumption of the food. Also, they do not like your promotion of your toy freebies upon purchase of your food to the youngest of children.
Children health advocates are targeting Ronald McDonald in an effort to prevent McDonald’s from marketing to children. San Francisco has already banned “happy meals”, and other cities have tried to follow suit (sparking industry resistance).


Meanwhile, a Wisconsin man has apparently eaten his 25,000th Big Mac in 39 years — that’s almost two a day — but does not seem to be any the worse for wear.
via volokh.com and via themadjewess.wordpress.com
...image via avoidinglife.com, snakeoilpete and image via conteudo-r.blogspot.com

Gorske, who appeared in the 2004 documentary “Super Size Me,” which examined the fast food industry, looks nothing like one might expect of a fast food junkie. He’s trim and walks regularly for exercise, and he attributes his build to being “hyperactive.” He said he was recently given a clean bill of health and that his cholesterol is low.

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