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San Francisco Happy Meals

Editorial Shorthand Fails Our Debates On Public Health

Marice Ashe | Posted 03.27.2014 | Home
Marice Ashe

The word "ban" is a loaded one, virtually guaranteed to inflame readers' passions on an issue.

A Big Change May Come To San Francisco's Corner Stores

Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.26.2012 | San Francisco

Your neighborhood corner store isn't the first place you'd probably think of going for healthy food options. Hot Cheetos and Takis? Yes. Fresh ingredi...

America the Free?

Marty Robins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Marty Robins

If there is any area where government should butt out, it's what people feed their children or themselves.

Mayor Gavin Newsom To Veto San Francisco's 'Happy Meal Ban,' Likely

CNN.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

The ordinance requires McDonald's and other fast-food servings with toys to meet new nutritional standards. Newsom had indicated he would veto the ...

San Fran Bans The Happy Meal: The Pursuit Of HAPPYness

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

For now, public statements certainly suggest the San Francisco vote was an unhappy one for the fast food giant.

San Francisco Bans The Happy Meal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

San Francisco has banned the Happy Meal, on the day of the return of the McRib no less. The San Francisco Board of Supervisors earlier today passed an...

San Francisco Considers Banning Happy Meals Toys

AP | TREVOR HUNNICUTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN FRANCISCO — San Francisco has a long history of bold public health and environmental stances, going after everything from plastic bags in gr...