A 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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