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U.S. industry criticizes report’s suggestion to ban fast-food in target locations


September 9, 2009
By Paul Frumkin/Nation's Restaurant News

September 9, 2009, Washington, D.C. – Industry
officials in America are fighting back against a recently published report recommending that
local governments should ban fast-food
restaurants from operating near schools and in certain neighborhoods, reports Nation's Restaurant News.

Industry
officials in America are fighting back against a recently published report recommending that
local governments should ban fast-food
restaurants from operating near schools and in certain neighborhoods, reports Nation's Restaurant News.

The report was done by the Institute of Medicine and the National Research Council and included zoning restrictions on fast-food
restaurants near schools and playgrounds as one of several ways communities could try to decrease childhood obesity. |READ MORE

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