SO what if Coles extended the free handout of its “better”, thicker plastic bags to better serve the rollout of even more plastic, albeit non-recyclable, in the form of its mini toy promotion. Sure...

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) has issued a formal warning to McDonald’s in relation to its “Send to Friends” e-marketing campaign for McDonald’s Happy Meals. Various...

Two of Australia’s largest fast food chains, McDonald’s and Hungry Jack’s, will not be following KFC’s lead by removing toys from their children’s meals. Both told Australian...

KFC Australia will no longer provide toys with its childrenʼs meals. The fast food chain says the move will encourage its customers to make “more responsible food choices”. KFC Australia’s Corporate...

McDonalds has defended their iconic Happy Meals against a lawsuit alleging that the fast food company’s use of toys is unfair and deceptive marketing, and lures children into unhealthy choices. America’s...

California’s Santa Clara County Board of Supervisors has voted to prevent restaurants from supplying toys and other promotions with high-calorie children’s meals. The ordinance bans the inclusion...

The use of toys and competitions to entice fast-food purchases has been criticised by the Obesity Coalition following a survey suggesting that consumers are keen on regulation of such practices. The new...