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McDonald's to remove cheeseburger from US Happy Meal menu for health push

McDonald's said it will reduce calories and sodium from its six-piece chicken McNugget Mighty meal for older children by halving the french fry portion size

Reuters  |  Los Angeles 

McDonald's Corp is removing cheeseburgers from US Happy Meal menus and shrinking the french fry serving in one "Mighty Meal" as part of a new global plan to cut calories and make its food for children more healthy. The changes announced Thursday come as the world's biggest fast-food chain for the first time established global limits for calories, sodium, saturated fat and added sugar in Happy Meals, which consultants and franchisees say account for roughly 15 per cent of sales in the United States. By 2022, McDonald's aims to have at least half of ...

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First Published: Thu, February 15 2018. 16:41 IST
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