San Francisco’s ban on McDonald’s Happy Meals goes into effect today. But because the law bans only giving away toys with certain meals, restaurants are set to comply with the law by selling the toys.
Now, not only can kids still get toys with their burger and fries, but McDonald’s will earn an extra dime per sale and donate the funds to its charity, the Ronald McDonald House. Unsurprisingly, the Occupy McDonald’s crowd is furious. The San Francisco Examiner’s Joshua Sabatini claims that McDonald’s is “skirting” the law, while self-styled public-health lawyer Michele Simon alleges that McDonald’s is “exploiting” kids.
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