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From seed to plate, our food system is broken.

Global food corporations threaten our environment, food sovereignty and health. We protect our children from the epidemic of diet-related disease, striving to create a more sustainable future by challenging the corporate abuse of our food system. Learn More

In the U.S., one in three children born in the year 2000 are predicted to develop type 2 diabetes in their lifetime.

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Tell McDonald's: Stop Marketing Junk Food to Kids

Join tens of thousands of people around the world calling on McDonald's CEO Don Thompson to end the burger giant's predatory marketing to our kids.

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What's New
May 19, 2011
Deborah Lapidus, Campaign Director
I am Deborah Lapidus from Corporate Accountability International. Tens of thousands of people have joined our Value [the] Meal campaign challenging McDonald’s and its competitors to value public health over short-term corporate profits, a demand echoed by the 20,000 people who signed the petitions that we delivered to you yesterday.
May 19, 2011
Dr. Steven K. Rothschild
I’m a medical doctor and associate professor in the Departments of Preventive and Family Medicine at Rush Medical College. I’m one of more than 30 original signatories from the Chicago-area to the open letter and my work brings me to this important community institution quite frequently.
May 19, 2011
Dr. Don Zeigler
McDonald’s has made every effort to appear to be doing the right thing by children’s health. As early as 2006, McDonald’s implicitly acknowledged the marketing of junk food to young people was wrong by pledging to voluntarily reduce it.

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