- 14 Mar 2002
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"I always believed McDonald's was healthy for my children."
McDonald's obesity suit tossed
U.S. judge says complaint fails to prove chain is responsible for kids' weight gain. A lawsuit alleging food from McDonald's restaurants is responsible for making people obese got thrown out by a federal judge Wednesday.
Where should the line be drawn between an individual's own responsibility to take care of herself and society's responsibility to ensure others shield her? The complaint fails to allege the McDonald's products consumed by the plaintiffs were dangerous in any way other than that which was open and obvious to a reasonable consumer," Sweet said in his ruling.
Amen! Btw, the very same can be said for tobacco companies.