This is a really good idea. Plenty of evidence shows that customers typically take the default whenever it is offered.
The idea is that if parents order a “happy meal” for their kids, the meal is automatically a healthy one. Parents can always order junk food for their kids if they want to, so the choice is theirs.
I’ve been telling restaurant chain owners to do this for years. It’s great to have the rationale explained and substantiated. Thanks Margo!
Next public appearance
This is the rescheduling of the lecture I was supposed to give on October 10. The taxi driver went through red light at entrance to the Pulaski, was pulled over and found to be driving without a license. We never made it. The lecture is on food politics. It starts at 6:00. Free and open to the public. The Newark Museum is at 49 Washington Street. This time, I’ll take the PATH.