Mom sues McDonald's for using toys to 'bait' kids
VIDEO - "I would like my children to make decisions about food aside from a toy that they would like to have" says Monet Parham...
While parents like Leslie Reiss in Cincinnati see McDonald’s Happy Meals toys as collectibles, others see them as a Ronald McDonald’s plot to entice kids to eat poorly.
“I would like my children to make decisions about food aside from a toy that they would like to have” says Monet Parham.
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Monet Parham is leading a class action lawsuit, claiming McDonald’s features toys to bait children; which it claims is inherently deceptive and unfair. Parham claims that kids aren’t old enough to understand that ads for a good toy don’t mean good nutrition.
“They then respond to those advertisements by asking me to take them to McDonald’s” she says.