McDonald's start displaying calorie count on menus
Things are going to look very different in McDonald’s ‘restaurants’ from this week. Where normally the ‘diners’ would shuffle to the counter to place their order, you can now expect to first see them standing and staring at a menu, while doing some mental arithmetic or calculator-fuelled sums.
That’s because the wildly popular food-peddlers are about to start displaying the calorie count of every item on their menu, allowing diet-conscious munchers to make an informed decision before filling their faces.
The move comes as part of a voluntary government-led programme to reduce obesity and help us all become fitter not fatter. Let’s face it – if McD’s REALLY want transparency, they’ll fess up as to why Hamburglar was originally called The Lone Jogger...