Should Happy Meals Be Banned Everywhere?

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As Brian noted, Santa Clara, California is banning Happy Meals because they prey "on children's' love of toys" to sell high-calorie, unhealthful food." Commenters appear to be outraged, and Godwin's Law even comes into play. But interfering with a parent's right to choose what their kid eats is already common in the States; a favourite candy all over the world is the Kinder Surprise, banned in the USA because there is a toy inside. Is the Happy Meal so different?


Should Happy Meals Be Banned Everywhere?
As Brian noted, Santa Clara, California is banning Happy Meals because they prey "on children's' love of toys" to sell high-calorie, unhealthful food." Commenters appear to be outraged, and Godwin's Law even comes into play. But interfering with a