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Ahead of their Annual Shareholder Meeting, McDonalds have faced pressure from campaigners to stop advertising to children.

Hundreds of healthcare professionals have signed an open letter written by campaign group Corporate Accountability International, stating

“Our community is devoted to caring for sick children and preventing illness through public education … But our efforts cannot compete with the hundreds of millions of dollars you spend each year directly marketing to kids.”

McDonalds says it promotes important messages to children on safety, literacy and balanced active lifestyles as well as providing a diverse menu with healthier options available.

For more information on healthy balanced lifestyles visit  It boasts two sections on energy balance both bursting with lesson plans, activity sheets and information pages.  Designed for ages 7-11 and 11-14.

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