Take a look at this article: “Ailing Man Sues Fast-Food Firms“.
Basically, in a move similar to smokers suing tobacco companies because using tobacco products caused medical problems, a new class-action suit is being created by the obese suing fast food companies because eating too much fast food made them obese & caused medical problems. Smokers won. Maybe eaters will too. Maybe the obese can be financially compensated, we can introduce new taxes on fatty foods (this is already in the works, actually) and put warning labels on all potentially dangerous fast food items. “SURGEON GENERAL