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Taco Bell as saying adios to kids' meals the nation's national food chain is dropping kids meals in the requisite toys.
After deciding that topless for tots -- edgy enough -- -- don't appeal to millenniums.
But did the food police pushed -- -- over the edge with more on this -- got Mimi Roth founder of the national action against obesity.
And you follow these issues a lot and interesting about you sometimes you want government intervention he almost like Mayor Bloomberg but other.
Do like him OK but other times.
He basically argue that look our -- obesity is our own problem and it's about time we started cracking down on ourselves.
Where do you fall when it comes to this Taco Bell decision first of all is a good for nutrition or bad for nutrition.
A kid that's a loaded question because first worry about it he parents taking their -- to talk about the fatigue and what.
That's the -- is that that aside.
Didn't do it for kids that accompanied -- -- the fourth meal you know this after midnight -- this company has koreans' three as the taco -- didn't do anything for kids.
What they decided is that kids are less than 1% of their sales so why -- bothered with them their focus of millennial.
We go to their website they have -- -- a happier our pick up a combo meals with mountain -- next to it.
They're not interest in health and nutrition and -- -- playing that game.
But as they decide whether the cut a feature that's only 1% of their business.
You know if it's 1% no one notices -- -- -- profit you might hold onto it if it's 1% and you keep getting hammered for by the food police there may be gives you an extra reason to drop.
I agree I think I think optics are dead I think they had nice like -- cycle today oh look they're doing something good but the other young grandson doing it's big is this is just the -- -- But when you ask me before whose responsibility.
It's my responsibility -- not get fat it's your responsibility to not get fat.
Business is not in the business of keeping us from being obese what their role is though they have an obligation be transparent tell me what's in the food.
Tell me what the risks are you got some funky thing -- I can't pronounce what does it mean to me.
And tell me how many calories a fight this gonna have to run four miles let me now if you problem that here's a problem that old nearest.
The -- -- problem with that argument a pet we kind of know that a double cheese burger with bacon has a whole lot of calories and so it isn't as -- once they see the calories posted a benefit.
All I'm just I'm not gonna happen hotel pillows allies push for these rules no we do know we have an obese American it was not caused by McDonald's and talk.
Well you're right eighteen year this -- going to spread across to other change it will drop happy meals you think -- McDonald's and the -- doing its academic honor the gonna do it they I'm gonna drop their.
Topped the two ways they -- this is they are okay.
Marketers know that they can created pester factor they undermine parents who have to say no.
But it's an and not just day when -- kids kids -- all day -- I want I want it I want it I want it.
Really be put -- position you don't and he put that position with your child.
That's the pester factor that's -- these toys -- it's a great marketing investment.
But marketers are adults and children are children and it's really -- for an adult market -- tried to try to establish a relationship with somebody else's -- And I think -- -- a funeral and they are running ads and the -- In my household.
My thirteen year old daughter yet refuses to go to fast food restaurants I'm trying to talk her into it saying you always order chicken there so -- well.
The -- police have been really on the march hear about all of this stuff and it seems that that even bother the president the First Lady it's and they want to blame.
Business and blame the profit motive instead of blaming us for not being more.
-- you have to blame us and if you wanna cry over Obama can't cry because -- -- -- cells fat and -- that's why it's not going to be affordable.
So -- so I think the honest with us about what's in the food that's business's role.
Government need to make sure everything safe.
And then we need to be held accountable for the world of entitlement I'm the pig out get fat and you -- they're gonna -- my Dallas -- And my scooter -- I can get my fat ass anywhere that's what -- nation is.
But yet the -- things the real problem I understand why we got Medicare.
But you don't and -- when he stepped in and paid for student there and -- means you don't have to walk when you should really be walking.
Well looks like you're doing a pretty good job in that fight against -- for yourself and and thank you for being with us tonight -- -- you know I go -- -- very long way guys -- -- and.
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