McDonald's Toy Pulled After Injuring Children
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
McDonald’s Happy Meal toy will be pulled after allegedly causing burn marks on children. The toy
is an activity tracker and was included in Happy Meals across the country.
The activity tracker is a wrist fitness tracker has been reported to cause
burn marks when worn. An Arkansas mother discovered burn marks on her
child only minutes after he put it on. The tracker is called Step It!
Activity Band and comes in six different colors and included in Happy
Meals throughout the U.S. and Canada. McDonald’s wanted to encourage
activity for children during the 2016 Olympics. Parents are reporting
chemical burns left by the tracker. One mother posted a picture of her
son’s burn on Facebook, and it was shared over a hundred thousand
times. Now more parents are coming forward with similar experiences.
McDonald’s will terminate the toy in the U.S. and Canada, stating
nothing is more important to the company than the safety of their customers.
Mcdonald’s will conduct a full investigation of the defective product
and is now offering alternative toys. Some parents have spoken out saying
they appreciate McDonald’s swift actions.
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