McDonald's French Fry Lawsuit

Dear Vegans, Vegetarians, and Advocacy Groups:

The class action settlement against McDonald's for its deceptive
use of beef flavoring in its french fries and hash browns has not
yet been formalized.

If you ate McDonald's french fries or hash browns in the U.S.
since July 23, 1990, you have a "vote" whether to approve or
disapprove of the settlement. Your deadline to do so is July 8,

I have set up a web site to explain your options: -- please help publicize it for the greatest
democratic effect on the settlement. It is designed to help you
object or opt-out of the settlement.

Presently, McDonald's has offered to pay $10 million to
vegetarian, Hindu and Kosher groups, about $3 million to a few
lawyers, and will set up a puppet "diet advisory panel" of its own
assigns for three years with no power to do anything. With an
estimated 23 million plaintiffs, McDonald's pays about 43 cents
worth for everyone who ate the contaminated food regardless of
how many times you ate it, and the lawyers get millions. You can
help stop this injustice by going to

Please distribute this e-mail. The deadline is July 8!

Very best,

Jerry Friedman
Activist @ Large

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