McD: Ad linking fast food to heart disease 'misleading and unfair'
A new commercial meant to link heart disease to fast food debuted Thursday on television in and around the nation’s capital, and it targets all of its criticism at the world’s largest quick-service chain, McDonald’s. The ad, produced by the Washington-based Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, or PCRM, shows a corpse clutching a hamburger in a morgue, sports an “I was lovin’ it” tagline that riffs on McDonald’s longtime slogan, and uses the ...
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