Checkpoint - Argument Credibility

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1 Checkpoint: Argument Credibility In recent years the fast food industry has come under fire for providing increasingly unhealthy meals without disclosure. Health officials, Senators, and Government agencies alike have gotten in on the fervent action. This article explains how one California County is fighting back. Restaurants like McDonalds prey on children using marketing campaigns that include toys in order to pump out their product. It is not well known, but a “Happy Meal” can contain over 485 calories! The fat, sodium, and sugar levels are astronomically high as well. In Santa Clara County; supervisors have passed a vote 3-2 which bans the placement of toys in any meal that exceeds a set amount of calories (485), salt (600 mg.), fat (35% of calories), and sugar (10% of calories). Toy giveaways (optional with single item purchases) are being restricted too. The maximum allotted health statistics for this particular limitation operates using the constraints of 200 calories and 480 milligrams of sodium.
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2010 for the course IT 205 IT 205 taught by Professor Taylor during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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