USA: NRA calls fastfood lawsuit "ridiculous"
Steven C. Anderson, president and CEO of the National Restaurant Association (NRA) has slammed a recent lawsuit filed by a New York City lawyer on behalf of an obese man who believes fastfood chains owe him compensation as "frivolous". The case, which was filed by maintenance worker Caesar Barber and others against McDonald's, KFC Corp, Burger King and Wendy's, rests on the assumption that fastfood outlets should take responsibility for encouraging unhealthy eating habits in the same way that tobacco companies
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