Ethical Issue in Mcdonald

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Toys with Happy meal
The Ethical Dilemma of McDonald’s

McDonald’s currently faces a crisis, as parents, who objected to the free toys offered with the McDonald’s Happy Meal, sued the company. San Francisco passed a law banning free toys with food. In this paper, I will address how a corporation responds to a law, which challenges the organization’s current policies. I will also assess McDonald’s ethical dilemma of the balancing corporate concerns and community concerns, and I will argue they can still provide toys with their food if they can make their food healthier and the toys encourage children to eat healthy food.
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What McDonald’s Did McDonald 's announced that the toys are no longer free. The McDonald 's now charges 10 cents for toys, and they donate 10 cents to the Ronald McDonald House. Also, McDonald 's downsized the french fries portion, provided apple slices, and removed the popular caramel dipping sauce in the happy meal. McDonald’s changes didn’t influence children positively. First, Charging 10 cents won’t make the toys being less of incentive to buy unhealthy food. Children are still attracted to eat unhealthy food witch McDonald’s sells. Second, hamburger, french fries are still high in salt, fat, and sugar drinks are too sweet. McDonald’s downsized the potion and gave options of healthy food in Happy Meal’s menu just to follow the law. Scott Rodrick, McDonald’s Owner, explains how they are just giving the customers what they want, "They wanted us to provide choice on the menu, they wanted us to follow the letter of the law" (McDonald 's finding, 2011). Also, “[McDonald’s] claims that its meals are "right-sized for kids," and that it offers food choices that are healthy. The company changed the public to focus on the portion of food from the nutrition. The consumers and nutrition advocates didn 't want the company just to follow the letter of the law. Those changes that McDonald’s made were small and useless. They wanted the company to focus on the nutrition of food. Sara Deon, spokeswoman
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