Happy Meal Ban in San Francisco: Food Police or Fat Fighter?

What do you think of San Francisco banning the McDonalds Happy Meal? Do you think that it will help fight against child obesity?

"(CBS) If Ronald McDonald is looking a bit glum these days, there's a reason:

They've banned the Happy Meal in San Francisco.

Actually, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors voted to ban restaurants from handing out toys with meals that fail to meet basic nutritional standards for fat, calories, and sodium. That would include the Happy Meal, which has been a fat-packed fave of hungry children for decades.

Backers of the bill said it would help promote healthy eating habits and help in the fight against childhood obesity, which has tripled in the past 30 years, according to the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention..."

        Source: CBS News.com, by David W Freeman , 11/4/10

I dont eat mcdonalds or fast food crap but i think at the end of the day it should be the people who are buying the food personal choice...

I totally and completely agree Gina! For me, it's all about having self control and only putting healthy food in my body.