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Christine Quinn targets fast food marketing for kids

NYC mayoral candidate’s plan would keep certain restaurants from advertising unhealthy meals to children

Reports that would-be NYC mayor Christine Quinn is laying siege to the Golden Arches have been greatly exaggerated, the Wall Street Journal reports (WSJ).

Earlier this week, the NYC council speaker, announced that if elected mayor she would ban chain restaurants from marketing unhealthy meals to children. The plan would keep restaurants from advertising a meal if it had more than 650 calories, 7 grams of saturated fat and 740 milligrams of sodium.

Alanna Byrne

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