News from Tuesday's election that after months of debate, San Francisco's Board of Supervisors has effectively banned the Happy Meal.
If you want to buy a kids meal at McDonald's (or elsewhere that
includes a toy), that meal will have to satisfy certain nutritional
guidelines, including caps on sodium and the inclusion of half cups of
fruit or vegetables. The move is aimed at reducing childhood obesity.
Let me preface my comments by saying that I share the goal of trying
to promote healthier eating, and also believe that parental choice is
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Professor of Management Innovation Research Program, Centre for Ideas and The Economy