An Olympic-Sized Outrage Grows Over French Fry Sales At The Games

When McDonald’s cut a deal to make itself the exclusive purveyor of french fries and the similar (but please don’t say matching) chips at the 2012 Olympic games in London later this month, it may not have anticipated the flurry of responses. Foodies raged, nutritionists nagged, and many called it another example of an American cultural takeover.

Later today, you can listen to London correspondent Phillip Reeves for the latest on what some are calling sales of “non-freedom fries,” and the other rules being set up for this summer’s games, on All Things Considered.

Meanwhile, here’s a hearty helping of what we’re reading now about Chipgate:



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