As San Francisco -- and its elected leaders -- discovered, it will require more than the legislative branch of government to vanquish the specter of the McDonald's Happy Meal. It turns out it'll take more than the judicial branch, too. A San Francisco judge has shot down a lawsuit filed by a frustra ... More >>
Ben and Jerry vs. healthy people A group of health nuts can continue litigation against Ben and Jerry's as well as Breyers, claiming the ice cream makers falsely advertised the creamy deliciousness as "all natural" when it really isn't. Initially, Breyers and Ben and Jerry's assumed upset consum ... More >>
You've been servedA Sacramento mother yesterday filed a class-action suit against McDonald's in San Francisco Superior Court, claiming the fast-food chain engages "in the unfair, unlawful, deceptive and fraudulent practice of promoting and advertising McDonald's Happy Meal products to very young ... More >>
Will California follow San Francisco in banning fast-food toy promos?Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
SF Weekly news blog editor Joe Eskenazi looks at the class-action lawsuit filed in Sacramento yesterday against McDonald's. You know, the one that accuses the company of destroying Americ ... More >>
A public interest group first asked FDA to intervene in 1978.Our favorite morsel from the blogs.
Salt politics: At Food Politics, Marion Nestle considers the on-one-minute, gone-the-next rumor that FDA has plans to regulate the salt content in processed foods. She lays out the simple timelin ... More >>