McDonald’s is about to take a hit. A new ordinance in unincorporated parts of Santa Clara County prohibits the inclusion of toys in most kids’ meals. The law will affect all restaurants where the meals contain over 485 calories in which 35 percent of the calories come from fat. Some twelve restaurants are now affected by the ban, though parents who believe that a Mickey D or KFC kiddie meal is incomplete without a Toy Story III action figure can still drive to nearby Incorporated Santa Clara County to get a toy to convince their kids to finish their French fries.
Now that Supervisor Ken Yeager has gotten this law passed, it remains to be seen whether he will succeed in another controversial proposal, requiring all pit bulls in unincorporated Santa Clara to be spayed or neutered.
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