Santa Clara County Supervisors: Toy Ban For Fast Food

Santa Clara County Supervisors have not been happy for a while about obese children, which is why they have now decided to issue a toy ban for fast food restaurants. For fast food chains such as Burger King and McDonalds to be able to give away free toys, they cannot exceed the set levels of calories, fat, salt and sugar.

The vote passed 3-2 and is thought to be the first of its kind, we wonder if other counties or states will follow. This action has been taken to try and reign in fast food restaurants that try to promote their unhealthy food by offering children an incentive.

SFGate reports that those who do not abide by the law will run the risk of a of a $1,000 fine for violations. As you would imagine the California Restaurant Association opposed the ban and have just 90 days to come up with an alternative solution. The fine that we mentioned above will be for each meal they sell with a toy.

We know that these kid’s meals are very poplar with the kids and the free toy is certainly an incentive for our children to keep on about buying them one of these meals. Are you happy with this ban?

*Identifying Monetised Links - outgoing links that we monetise are marked with an '*' symbol.

Written by Peter Chubb

Peter has been writing on Product-Reviews since 2007 and in that time much has changed for him, like his hair having more grey than brown now. He loves gadgets and cars, and gets excited when big events come up, such as CES and the big auto shows.

Contact Peter Chubb:

He started out working in a factory and dreamed of the day when he could become his own boss; That happened back in 2002 and he has never looked back since. Things have changed so much on the Internet in that time, but he has adapted well.

Contact Peter Chubb:

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

Samsung Reality: Review of Specs and Features

HTC Droid Incredible Accessories