Move Over, McNuggets: Cartoon Characters Promote Healthy Food, Too

“Like their human counterparts, cartoon celebrities are actually pretty eager to burnish their reputations by endorsing virtuous causes. … SpongeBob SquarePants appears on packaging for spinach, Tweety Bird has shilled for grapes, Bugs Bunny is pitching carrots, and Elmo’s hawking organic vegetable soup.”

Source: The Smart Set 01/07/11