Woman to hand out 'obese letters' to overweight children on Halloween

October 31, 2013 / Written By The Five staff

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·         Woman to hand out 'obese letters' to overweight children on Halloween

Woman to hand out 'obese letters' to overweight children on Halloween

Imagine going trick-or-treating for candy this Halloween and getting a critical letter in your candy bag.  

That’s what may be happening to some kids in North Dakota this year. One woman called into the Y94 radio station in Fargo this week to say she doesn’t plan to just give Halloween candy to all of the children who come to her door.  

http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/10/30/woman-to-hand-out-obese-letters-to-overweight-children/

Halloween Candy Goes Gourmet

That's what candy companies are betting on, as they put adventurous new flavors into chocolate and confections to satisfy the increasingly sophisticated sweet tooth of their young customers.

Long limited to small manufacturers and specialty stores, novelty candy is now whetting mass-market appetites as well.Target sold out of Pumpkin Spice M&Ms, a new flavor made exclusively for the discount retailer, a week ahead of Halloween. The retailer said the product sold faster than expected.

http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702304527504579167581690397474

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