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ACTION ITEM --- Shut Down McDonald's Franchises in Hospitals

Health & Wellness  (tags: McDonald's, healthcare, diet, disease, ethics, prevention, societal attitudes )

- 1952 days ago -
If it seems counter-productive to be serving food that is known to cause obesity and diabetes in a hospital, that's because it is. McDonald's and quality healthcare is an oxymoron. McDonald's does not belong in any hospital.

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Lynn Squance (235)
Monday January 14, 2013, 12:13 am
If you find this as disconcerting as I do, please sign the petition. McDonald's has become more like an invasive species dragging down the helth of the planet. Yes it may have some economic values, but to put McDonald's in a place of healing is the epitomie of hypocracy.

There is a reason that they are known to some as Rotten Ronnie's or McUpchuck's.

Past Member (0)
Monday January 14, 2013, 12:45 am
Indeed. Signed.

Nicole W (646)
Monday January 14, 2013, 6:19 am
signed and shared, thank you Lynn

Roger G (154)
Monday January 14, 2013, 1:31 pm
waht a great idea!

Gysele van Santen (213)
Monday January 14, 2013, 9:07 pm
signed, thnx for fwd. Carrie & for posting, Lynn.

Kit B (276)
Monday January 14, 2013, 9:13 pm

Your signature has been recorded. -signed and tweeted. McDonald's in a hospital? Trolling for more patients?

Jason S (50)
Monday January 14, 2013, 9:19 pm
signed, thanks

Michael Carney (217)
Monday January 14, 2013, 9:28 pm
Probably 30% or more of the patients in these Hospitals, are patients, because of a lifetime of eating McDonalds food...This is crazy...A steady lifetime diet of McDonalds will kill you, or make you sick...

Robert O (12)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 12:37 am
Signed. Thanks Lynn. Ironic isn't it. The thing that probably helped put people in the hospitals to begin with seems to want to keep them there or worse yet send them to the grave.

Jim P (3257)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 2:01 am
Petition signed.

What? McDonald's in hospitals? UGH! An oxymoron if ever.
Yes, hospitals are "trolling" for more patients.

Ty, Lynn.

Lynn D (0)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 2:08 am
interesting, will go and sign, thanks for infor!

Animae C (516)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 2:41 am


Giana Peranio-paz (398)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 2:49 am
Noted and signed.

Tuesday January 15, 2013, 3:05 am
Gladly done...
Thank you!

Engele van Zyl (38)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 3:14 am
noted signed and shared

Carol H (229)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 5:08 am
signed and noted, thanks Lynn and Carrie for the forward

paul m (93)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 5:59 am

Some people like it ,, If your not going private ,, then it's a good change and if it was bad the Hosiptal
woulden't allow itas they don't allow smokeing, ( I remember being allowed to smoke in a Hospital bed up to 10'0clock .

Jarmila bernathova (24)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 9:11 am

Farah Hage Ali (152)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 9:53 am
noted and signed, thank you

Abdessalam Diab (145)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 10:54 am
Noted and signed. Thanks Lynn for the post. Thanks Carrie for the forward.

Lynn Squance (235)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 11:41 am
Thanks for signing. Agree John G that, in your words, " this is so over the top as to question the sanity of hospital and health care officials".

@ Paul M --- What planet are you from? "...if it was bad the hospitalwouldn't allow it ..."??? This is nothing but a money grab as they get a per centage of sales and they get rent. McDonald's does may say it offers some healthy alternatives but people in NA traditionally opt for fat, salt and cholesterol filled meals that are proven BAD and NOT something that anybody should eat. Not only does this contribute to the obesity problem, but it contributes to heart disease, diabetes, and other diseases. It might give people a choice, but it is not a healthy choice, just like smoking is not a healthy choice.

Donna B (36)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 12:37 pm
Noted. Sorry I did not sign. No one is being forced to eat there. I usually agree with most things here but not this one. Free country, free choice. If you don't like it, then do NOT eat there. Thx. Love AND Peace Everyone and please do not be rude. just MY opinion.

Lilo Prinz (23)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 12:45 pm

Elvira S (82)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 1:05 pm
Absolutely ridiculous! The most Unhealthy food in hospitals and children's hospitals no less, who thought of this insanity?

Lois Jordan (63)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 1:10 pm
Signed & noted. Thanks, Lynn!

Melania Padilla (122)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 1:17 pm
Cannot believe it! Shame!!! Signed and shared

Sharon F (0)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 2:25 pm
McD's is not only unhealthy, it is cruel. Nickname: McCruelty. The hens laying all the eggs are confined. I'm sure the piggies supplying the ham are not treated like royalty. Go veggie.

Sharon F (0)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 2:27 pm
McD's serves everything on white bread. The whiter the bread, the sooner you are dead [because the wheat germ has been removed from the wheat plant which is basis of the flour in the white bun].

Chris C (152)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 2:41 pm
I haven't eaten junk food in 20+ years. I do not think McDonalds or any other junk food place should be in hospitals.. I understand that some say it's a free country but unfortunately, if they are there, people WILL eat the food. Why provide the temptation? And that's not good. Petition signed.

Terrie Williams (798)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 2:44 pm
Your signature has been recorded.
Signed, noted and shared on FB

Natalie V (27)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 3:31 pm
noted & signed

Nelson Baker (0)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 4:48 pm

greenplanet e (155)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 5:06 pm
So weird indeed that McDonald's is allowed in hospitals.

Eugene C (3)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 5:49 pm
Mind fact bordering on insanity! Signed and notet.

Theodore Shayne (56)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 6:00 pm
Now there is an oxymoron. How do you equate fast food with hospitals and health care? You don't. It's like Ronald McDonald House; a children's charity which might not be needed if they hadn't served the very cause of much of the suffering we see today. It's just good Luciferian practice; or as Hegel would phrase it: thesis, antithesis and synthesis in order to get the desired profitability and the most out of the acute suffering of others.

Evelyn Z (300)
Tuesday January 15, 2013, 6:34 pm
Noted & Signed

Parvez Zuberi (7)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 1:21 am
Noted and signed thanks

Tim L (86)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 6:05 am
I don't know how anyone can eat at any of these fast food joints, just from the stand point of the extreme cruelty that the animals are subjected to. I would rather starve than support the "Cruelty Food Industry."
Have a heart: Go Vegan!

paul m (93)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 7:26 am


Elizabeth M (65)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 10:09 am
Noted and signed gladly Lynn & Carrie.
I agree that no one is forced to eat there, but it is an oxymoron having McDonald's in a hospital.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 10:48 am
well what does one expect from western medicine who is only concerned with making a healing

Ann B (60)
Wednesday January 16, 2013, 8:53 pm
noted and signed

Gloria H (88)
Thursday January 17, 2013, 12:32 am
signed. Makes as much sense as an operating room IN a McDonalds. At least the plastic knives would be sanitized . Maybe patients would be given a happy meal toy?

. (0)
Monday January 28, 2013, 2:47 pm
I don't know of any McDonald's in my area's hospitals, but I can tell you of 2 hospitals that cell cigarettes in their gift shops.
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