Tell McDonald's: Stop Marketing Junk Food to Kids
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Tell McDonald's: Stop Marketing Junk Food to Kids

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      Corporate Accountability International

More than 550 health professionals and institutions from all 50 states have sent an open letter to McDonald’s asking them to stop marketing junk food to kids.

These health professionals are an impressive lot. There are notable pediatricians like T. Berry Brazelton and cardiologists like William C. Roberts, Editor-In-Chief of The American Journal of Cardiology. There is the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Oprah-regular Dr. Andrew Weil, and even the Hollywood-immortalized physician and clown, Patch Adams.

The scientific evidence is clear. Ending junk food marketing to kids could spare the health of millions of children.

Now, these health professionals are calling on more people to join them. Add your name to the letter to tell McDonald’s that now is the time to stop profiting at the expense of our children’s health.

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    • John W. Knapp LINCOLN, NE
      • about 3 years ago

      As an activist for affordable healthcare I realize, preventing problems will go a long ways to making it affordable.

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    • Spirit man SANTA BARBARA, CA
      • about 3 years ago

      TOXIC GREASE!

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    • WENDY WELCH KATY, TX
      • about 3 years ago

      The junk food industry are like drug dealers, and are selling poison to our future generations. They are unscrupulous and let the kids think it is good for them. It is just as easy to sell wholesome food that is made to taste delicious.

      Ban poison from our fast food industries, or our kids will have a less than great future,and our kids are our future.

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    • Joel Detrow LUFKIN, TX
      • about 3 years ago

      Children are bombarded with the idea that this food is good for them. How are they supposed to make healthy choices when their perspectives are warped from a young age?

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    • Ginger Crook RICHMOND, VA
      • about 3 years ago

      I'm vegan and have alot of children in my family, and want healthier lives for our future. McDonalds is cruel, destructive, and killing humans and the planet with their get richer ways.

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