Doctors have slammed the deal saying it makes little sense for a fast food chain, which they say contributes to the obesity epidemic, to sponsor the Olympic games.
our newscast beginning at 4:00. >>> making a buzz this afternoon, in 85 days, some of the most finally tuned in shape bodies in the world will gather in london for the summer OLYMPICS, AND McDONALD’S, OF all places, will be a huge sponsor. in fact, the fast-food chain will be the official restaurant of the summer games. McDONALD’S IS NOT TAKING THE duty lightly. construction is now underway for what will be the largest McDONALD’S EVER BUILT. it will seat 1500 people on two floors and crank out an estimated 50,000 big macks a day, not to mention 100,000 servings of fries, but not everybody is happy about this sponsorship. doctors with britain just slammed the deal saying it makes little sense for a fast- food chain which it says contributing to obesity to contribute to the olympic games. what is your thought on that? >> McDONALD’S HAS BEEN A sponsor of the olympics for a long time. >> sin