Friday, October 1, 2010

What's In it for Disney???

Disney is backing Michelle Obama's efforts to fight child-hood obesity: http://news.yahoo.com/s/afp/20100930/hl_afp/entertainmentuschildrenobesityhealth

So, beyond funding a few parks, I wonder if Disney will make some real changes to it's way of doing business. How about providing smaller portions and healthier foods at its theme parks, or banning ads for overly processed junk foods on its TV stations geared to children?

While I appreciate the "support" I can't help but wonder if Disney is actually going to do anything real to help.

3 comments:

  1. Totally agree. Most large companies are only in it for their corporate appearance.

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  2. It sounds to me like this is more about activity rather than healthier eating. I don't think the food offered at Disney parks is the problem. It's what kids (and adults) eat the other days of the year. And, as long as we don't complain and keep eating the large portions, sugary drinks and so on, they'll keep providing them.

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