McDonald's threatened with lawsuit over Happy Meal toys
From the CSPI announcement: "Using toys to lure small children into McDonald’s is unfair and deceptive marketing and is illegal under various state consumer protection laws. CSPI today served McDonald’s a notice of its intent to sue."
McDonald's, which in a statement objected to CSPI's portrayal of their business practices, recently launched Shrek-themed Happy Meals aimed at encouraging kids to eat more fruits and vegetables and low-fat dairy and fruit juice. But CSPI says that kids still are given fries 93% of the time with those meals.
— Rosie Mestel
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