‘Happy Meals’ with Toys Banned to Fight Childhood Obesity

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The toys are said to be luring children to high calorie foods.

McDonald’s “Happy Meals” and other fast food snacks that come with toys are to be banned in part of California in an attempt to wean children off unhealthy, high-calorie diets.  The measure, believed to be the first of its kind in the United States, is being introduced in Santa Clara County, an area of 1.7 million people that includes Silicon Valley.

 

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