Thursday, July 21, 2005

Fat Americans?

First the restaurant industry led by the huge fast-food chains successfully pays for and passes in the house the 'Cheeseburger Bill' or the 'Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act' see here and here. Now fast-food restaurants have been offering an array of healthier options seemingly to head off charges in future lawsuits that they are only offering fatty foods.

But now, according to an article in the Sun-Times today (link to the source Scripps Howard News Service), many of these fast-food restaurants say that the healthier options like 1/2 fat tacos and light crust on pizza didn't sell while the double fat options offered at the same time sold very well. They are now pulling those healther options.


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