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  • Russia: McDonald’s food has ‘too many calories’

    07/25/2014 4:43:58 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Jul 25, 2014 5:26 PM EDT
    Nearly a quarter-century after McDonald’s startled and delighted Soviets with their first taste of American fast-food culture, the company’s now facing a suit that could ban it from selling some of its signature products. The Russian consumer protection agency said Friday it is taking the company to court for selling foods that contain more fats and carbohydrates than are allowed by national regulations. McDonald’s did not immediately reply to a request for comment. The suit comes amid especially high tensions between Moscow and Washington over the Ukraine crisis; the United States has slapped an array of sanctions on Russia over...
  • California Cracks Down ... On Bake Sales

    11/11/2008 10:29:12 PM PST · by Pinkbell · 47 replies · 1,345+ views
    CBS News ^ | November 11, 2008
    (CBS) In California it's still legal to sell cupcakes, cookies and brownies in a bakery ... but not at a school bake sale. That fundraising slice of Americana - loaded with sugar and fat - has been banned in California schools by government order, reports CBS News correspondent John Blackstone. At Piedmont High School, principal Randall Booker has enforced a zero tolerance policy for what used to be a campus tradition. "I love the bake sales," he said. "I eat them myself. But there are state laws that we just have to abide by." To combat the epidemic of childhood...
  • New bill would make it illegal for restaurants to serve the obese

    02/01/2008 4:38:48 PM PST · by freemike · 229 replies · 403+ views
    The Smoking Gun ^ | 2/1/08 | The Smoking Gun
    FEBRUARY 1--Mississippi legislators this week introduced a bill that would make it illegal for state-licensed restaurants to serve obese patrons.
  • Girl Scouts Want You To Die

    03/04/2007 7:15:02 AM PST · by Valin · 171 replies · 2,804+ views ^ | 2/26/07 | Katherine Mangu-Ward
    My local liquor store is selling Girl Scout cookies, and last week I chose Thin Mints over gin, thinking myself quite virtuous. Little did I know… According to MeMe Roth, who is the head (and may be the sole member) of National Action Against Obesity: Girl Scouts have an economic, medical and moral imperative to dump junk food as their $700 million fundraising source….Girl Scout Cookies are high-calorie, high-sugar, high in saturated fat and nearly devoid of nutrition. Using young girls as a front to push millions of cookies onto an already bloated population further exacerbates an alarming [obesity] crisis,...