San Francisco has just passed a new rule banning all toys in childrens meals if the meal itself contains over 600 calories and has more than 35% fat – soooo…say goodbye to Happy Meal trinkets whilst in San Francisco boys and girls. If the meals meet the food police’s requirements (less than 600 calories and contains less than 35% fat), then you shall be allowed the privilege of a toy as determined by San Francisco city board officials. Do you hear them loud and clear? They will decide if your child is worthy of a toy. The government. They will decide when and if it’s appropriate to dole out toys. Not the parent. No. Parents are dumb and so are kids and so is the general public. Sheesh. People just don’t know what’s good for them but thankfully, we have total strangers who are willing to step in and replace us parents because we don’t have the brain capacity to make those kinds of decisions on our children’s behalf.
One of the San Fran supervisors who’s partially responsible for the ban, Eric Mar, told the LA Times, “We’re part of a movement that is moving forward an agenda of food justice.”
Does anybody out there think this is actually a good idea? Seriously??
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