Join Me For Tonight’s TweetChat Re: McDonald’s and School Marketing

by Bettina Elias Siegel on July 15, 2013

Tweetchat graphic 2A public school child is taught reading literacy with McDonald’s-branded materials.   A teacher hands a child a McDonald’s restaurant coupon as a reward for good performance.  Schools raise money through McTeacher Nights where the school staff dishes out fast food for students and their families.

What do you think about these incursions by McDonald’s into the school sphere?

Join me tonight from 8:00-9:00pm EST for a TweetChat sponsored by Corporate Accountability International as part of their “Moms Not Lovin’ It” initiative to share your thoughts.  Jut follow hashtag #momsnotlovinit to chat with me and the rest of the panelists.  It’s a great line-up!

Leah Segedie (@bookieboo) (Tweetchat Host)

Corporate Accountiblity International:  @StopCorpAbuse

Casey Hinds: @CaseyHinds

Yale Rudd Center on Food Policy & Obesity: @YaleRuddCenter

Food MythBusters: @FoodMythbusters

Nancy Huehnergarth: @nyshepa

Kia Robertson: @eatingarainbow

Jessica Gottlieb: @Jessica Gottlieb

Jean Layton: @GFDocotr

Kimberly Grabinski: @Whatsthatsmell

Chrystal Johnson: @HappyMothering

Bettina Elias Siegel @thelunchtray

I’ll see you tonight and, in the meantime, check out my “Related Posts” below for previous Lunch Tray posts on the issue of junk food and fast food marketing in schools.

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