children

Health

Fruit and Veg in Schools ‘Frequently Inedible,’ Report Finds

According to the Soil Association, produce provided for state primary school children is poor quality and high in pesticide residue.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
11.27.18
Restaurants

German Restaurant Sees Surge in Popularity After Banning Children at Dinnertime

Sometimes you don't want your bratwurst with a side of screaming baby.
Lauren Rothman
8.22.18
Fast Food

McDonald's Happy Meal Ads Allowed During Children’s TV, Says Watchdog

The Advertising Standards Agency, however, deems Coco Pops and KFC "junk food."
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
8.9.18
WTF

Kid Calls 911 Twice to Tell the Cops He Hates Salad

Emergencies are scary, but sometimes, so is salad.
Jelisa Castrodale
6.18.18
Health

Jamie Oliver’s Campaign Against Childhood Obesity Has Classist Undertones

The Jamie’s Italian kids’ burger meal contains more fat, salt, and sugar than its Burger King counterpart, so what's the real issue with fast food?
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
5.1.18
McDonald's

McDonald’s Is Axing Cheeseburgers from Its Happy Meal Menu

We are shook.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.16.18
Allergies

‘Peter Rabbit’ Filmmakers Apologise for Showing Character with Blackberry Allergy Being Pelted by Blackberries

Sony released a statement admitting that it “should not have made light" of those who suffer from food allergies.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
2.12.18
obesity

Politician Wants to Ban Coca-Cola from Handing Out Free Drinks at Christmas

Liverpool councillor Richard Kemp has called Coca-Cola’s promotional Christmas truck tour a “cynical event” and “designed to increase the consumption of a product that is grossly unhealthy.”
Phoebe Hurst
10.31.17
food crime

Two Kids Get Locked in Supermarket Overnight, Eat Ungodly Amount of Food

I mean, what would you do?
Phoebe Hurst
8.16.17
pubs

Pub in Trouble After Putting Promotional Flyers in Children’s School Bags

Parents in Northampton were not happy with the “£5 off and a free drink” leaflets. Great deal, though.
Daisy Meager
8.3.17
Fast Food

McDonald’s Creepy ‘Dead Dad’ Ad Is as Bad as It Sounds

The fast-food giant has since pulled and apologised for the tone-deaf advertisement.
Nick Rose
5.18.17
children

Business Is Booming for Restaurant that Banned Young Children

Leave your toddlers and their iPads at home.
Gillie Houston
4.5.17
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