Perhaps best known for his ban on toys in Happy Meals, Supervisor Eric Mar is once again working to persuade people to eat healthier food.
On Tuesday, Mar introduced legislation that would establish what he is calling a Healthy Food Retailer Incentives Program, which would be administered by the Office of Economic and Workforce Development. Read More
Supervisor Eric Mar took some heat for carrying legislation that banned toys in McDonald’s Happy Meals. But in the end, it appears his effort has paid off. McDonald’s announced changes to the Happy Meal on Tuesday. Read More
The Board of Supervisors will vote today to override Mistermayor’s veto of Supervisor Eric Mar’s ban on toys in kids’ meals. Mistermayor’s message accompanying the veto read in part: “We must continue pursuing real strategies against childhood obesity, but parents, not politicians, should decide what their children eat, especially when it comes to spending their own money.” Read More
Supervisor Eric Mar wants to take the happy out of McDonald’s Happy Meal.
While rifling through his 10-year-old daughter’s toy drawer he was horrified to find how many McDonald’s Happy Meal and Burger King toys she had stowed away. It was a real wake-up call telling him how many fast-food calories his daughter had consumed over the years. Read More