Food Fight

Cuevas, Serena; Steinkoenig, Andrew
October 2007
Weekly Reader News - Senior;10/26/2007, Vol. 86 Issue 8, p3
This article focuses on two differing opinions over a proposed legislation of the Los Angeles City Council that would ban the opening of any new fast-food restaurants in southern Los Angeles, California. The legislation is aimed at encouraging the city's residents to be healthy. For Serena Cuevas, she believed that the proposed ban is necessary since some people do not know that they gain weight by eating fast food. For Andrew Steinkoenig, there are fast-food restaurants that offer healthier menus.


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