McDonald's pulls fitness trackers from Happy Meals citing skin irritation problems - Fox News

McDonald's latest attempt at promoting a healthier image came to an abrupt halt Wednesday. ADVERTISEMENT. The company announced it had pulled “"Step It! Activity Band” fitness trackers from Happy Meals after receiving reports of children experiencing ...

McDonald's Pulls Happy Meal Fitness Tracker After Complaints of Skin Irritation - Wall Street Journal

If your child recently got a fitness tracker with the purchase of a Happy Meal, you might want to exchange it for a new toy. This week, soon after rolling out its Step It activity band, McDonald's Corp. began removing it because some children ...

McDonald's Step-It recall affects 32.6 million fitness trackers - Wareable

Last week McDonald's has recalled its kid-friendly Step-it fitness tracker just days after it launched after some little ones complained of skin irritation issues after slapping on the wearable. But now the full scale of the problem has come to light ...

McDonald's Pulls Fitness Trackers From Happy Meals After Reports of Rashes - TeenVogue.com

You might remember reading yesterday about the new STEP-it fitness trackers McDonald's was including in every Happy Meal to promote activity and wellness in kids. Well, today Mic reports they are no more. Apparently the company pulled the fitness ...

McDonald's Happy Meal wearable rubs people the wrong way - ReadWrite

McDonald's has prematurely ended fitness tracker sales in the U.S. and Canada, which came inside the fast-food chain's Happy Meal. Intended as a way to get kids active, McDonald's inadvertently caused a lot of parents to worry what was happening to ...

[UPDATED]: The Government Has Issued an Official Warning About McDonald's Fitness Trackers - GoodHousekeeping.com

The company has received more than 70 reports of skin irritation from the wristbands, including blisters. Most Popular. By Cory Stieg. Aug 24, 2016. Update, August 24, 2016: The Consumer Product Safety Commission has issued an official warning ...

McDonald's really McFucked things up with its Happy Meal fitness trackers - KnowTechie

What's the one thing every kid wants included in their coveted McDonald's Happy Meal? It's certainly not a toy! Cmon, the kids these days want fitness trackers, I guess. Well, that's what McDonald's thought whey they start throwing one in each Happy Meal.

Rash of complaints ends McDonald's short-lived fitness tracker Happy Meal promotion - MobiHealthNews

McDonald's was trying to get a few steps ahead of the criticism that Happy Meals run completely counter to health and fitness by offering fitness trackers in their kid-focused food. Instead, they got a rash of complaints that led the fast food giant to ...

McDonald's drops McFitness Tracker from Happy Meals after rash reports - TrustedReviews

The contrarian efforts of McDonald's to combine Happy Meals with health have come a cropper, after the fast food chain decided to drop an activity tracker it was giving to kids along with fries and McNuggets. The Step-It activity tracker - probably the ...

McDonald's removes fitness tracker from Happy Meals after kids get rashes - FOX 61

“We have taken this swift and voluntary step after receiving limited reports of potential skin irritations that may be associated from wearing the band,” company spokeswoman Terri Hickey said in the statement. “Nothing is more important to us than the ...

A review of the Happy Meal fitness tracker McDonalds has already recalled - BGR

Did you hear? McDonalds started offering a wearable fitness tracker in Happy Meals this week, and promptly pulled said tracker this morning when it started giving people rashes. But not before we could get our hands on one. Here's the review McDonalds ...

Why McDonald's stopped giving out its newest Happy Meal toys - Becker's Hospital Review

With the Olympics in full swing, McDonald's, one of the Games' sponsors, wanted to show kids the importance of staying active. The fast food company put fitness trackers in its Happy Meals, but has since retracted them from the meals, according to CBS ...

McDonald's Recalls Activity Tracker After Child's Arm Reportedly Burned - snopes.com

Casey Collyar said her son had a reddened arm despite having only had the device on for a few minutes. By. Bethania Palma. Aug 23rd, 2016. 0. Fast food chain McDonald's stopped giving away a Happy Meal toy activity tracker after an Arkansas mother said ...

McDonald's Fitness Tracker May Have Hurt Customers' Health - Newser

McDonald's had to remove its new fitness trackers from Happy Meals after reports of skin irritation. (AP Photo/Alan Diaz). (Newser) – An attempt by McDonald's to make Happy Meals part of an active and healthy lifestyle was certainly short lived. USA ...

McDonald's Pulls Fitness Tracker Toy From Happy Meals After Reports of Skin Rash - NBCNews.com

McDonald's is pulling its "Step It" fitness trackers from Happy Meals just days after introducing it, following reports the wearable may give some children a rash. "We have taken this swift and voluntary step after receiving limited reports of ...

It's all fun and games with McDonald's Happy Meal toys until a kid winds up getting burned - BizPac Review

An Arkansas parent is calling on McDonald's to pull a toy from its Happy Meals after a 4-year-old was allegedly burned. Casey Collyar claimed her son received a burn on his arm after wearing a colorful activity tracker that was included in his McDonald ...

Mcdonald's Will Not Offer Happy Meal Activity Trackers After All - Technabob (blog)

McDonalds was planning to release some activity trackers in its Happy Meals, but nope, you kids are gonna put on the weight after all. Sorry kids. mcd_activity_1 zoom in. The wearable was going to be offered in Happy Meals in the US and Canada over the ...

McDonald's Pulls Wearable From Happy Meals Over Skin Irritation - PC Magazine

McDonald's attempt to help kids work off that Happy Meal has backfired. The fast-food chain is reportedly pulling its kid-friendly wearable following reports of skin irritation. As part of an Olympics-related marketing scheme, McDonald's on Tuesday ...

McDonald's axes Happy Meal fitness band experiment - Geek

McDonald's is the largest toy distributor in the world thanks to Happy Meal sales. Recently though, they made an unexpected switch: they swapped toys for fitness trackers. It was all down to timing, of course. With the 2016 Summer Games kicking off in ...

McDonald's recalled its fitness trackers after they gave kids rashes - Mic

McDonald's fitness trackers won't help kids shed the calories in a Happy Meal. They will, however, help kids shed their skin in a painful rash. The fast-food giant received complaints that kid-friendly fitness tracker toys in Happy Meals were causing ...