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Get Good Grades, Get A Free Happy Meal

by Staff


Tags: McDonald’s advertising, advertising, report cards, childhood obesity, diabetes, advertising to kids,

McDonald'sAcademic success tastes like an all-beef patty nestled between two sesame-seed buns. At least that’s what McDonald’s wants some schoolkids in Florida to believe. Brandweek reports that in exchange for footing the printing bill, a Seminole County McDonald’s put this ad on report cards (made available by the Campaign for a Commercial-Free Childhood). The ad entitled tykes with good grades to a free happy meal. Oh, and diabetes.

(Thanks, AdFreak.)

Brendan Mackie

Photo by Rona Proudfoot licensed under Creative Commons.