McDonald’s to Add Fruit to Happy Meals; Now Even Our Dogs Have Fancy Butchers


McDonald’s is changing its Happy Meal to include a serving of fruit or vegetable and fewer french fries. The new meals will begin to be rolled out in September and should be implemented nationally by April.
[LA Times]

Dickson’s Farmstand is one of the high-end butchers providing grass-fed and locally raised meats to pet owners as dog food.
[NY Times]

The latest food recall is for papayas imported from Mexico that could be contaminated with salmonella.
[Chicago Tribune]

A recent study draws a link between eating meals that are prepared commercially outside the home and increased childhood obesity rates.

This article from the Village Voice Archive was posted on July 26, 2011

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