Parents are reporting that their Minions Happy Meal toys from McDonald’s are not speaking gibberish, but cursing.
There have been reports of children coughing out pieces of the Hello Kitty whistles they sucked into their mouths.
McDonald’s restaurants in San Francisco have now found a way to get around a city law that takes effect on Thursday that bans free toy giveaways with Happy Meals.
Legislation banning toys from being sold in San Francisco as part of fast-food meals that do not meet certain nutritional standards is set to go into effect in the city Thursday.
A California mother of two and The Center for Science in the Public Interest are suing McDonald’s Corp. to get the fast-food chain to stop using toys to market meals to young children.
San Francisco’s legislation prohibiting toys from fast-food meals that don’t meet certain nutritional standards may get a light-hearted skewering soon on Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show.”
The San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted today to override Mayor Gavin Newsom’s veto of a city ban on toys being included in fast-food children’s meals that fail to meet health standards.
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom planned Friday to veto a city ban on toys being included in fast-food kids’ meals that fail to meet health standards, but the veto will likely be overturned by the Board of Supervisors.
An effort to force fast-food restaurants to make the meals they market to children healthier passed a San Francisco Board of Supervisors committee Monday.