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No Happy Meal For Him

The director of the University of Pennsylvania’s Weight and Eating Disorder Clinic blames the fast-food industry’s marketing practices for causing obesity: “You don’t see them giving away toys with health meals… When you look at all the fast-food marketing to children, it’s analogous to tobacco marketing. Super-sizing. Big Gulp. It’s absolute junk food… People should have ethical standards when they promote products to children.” (“He’ll let you eat fast food, but fie on the French fries,” The Philadelphia Inquirer, 1/15/99, No link available.)

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