Do your kids want to eat at McDonald's because of the little toys they give away or because they like the food?
A new law went into effect today in San Francisco "that prevents fast-food restaurants from giving away trinkets, action figures and other toys in their kid's meals unless their food meets nutritional requirements," according to CNN. McDonald's and other chains are skirting the law by offering the toys for a small price: ten cents apiece, which they will donate to the Ronald McDonald House Foundation.
Lawmakers, pediatricians, and parents are frustrated that McDonald's won't just change their menu options to meet the city's health standards, and corporate watchdog groups are skeptical of the restaurant's motives.
Read more (CNN).
Do you think fast food chains are doing enough to provide healthy options for children? Or should parents just avoid these places altogether?