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Ask Michelle Obama

Ask Michelle Obama

Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign is gearing up to celebrate its second anniversary – and now you have a chance to ask her your questions about it. If you have a burning question for the First Lady on her campaign to get kids to stay active and eat healthy foods – or if you have [...]

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Food News Wrap: June 17

After a brief hiatus from the news business (moving will do that to you) we are back with a doozy of a week in kids’ food news. Did you hear that L.A. schools have voted to eliminate flavored milk as of July 1? They are the biggest school district in the country to do so [...]

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Friday Food News Wrap: March 25

Friday Food News Wrap: March 25

Is it time for lunch yet? This week we’re thinking about school lunches, eating the right lunch, eating too much junk for lunch, and people who don’t have enough to eat at all. Fresh Fruit: To start, the USDA has announced $158 million in funding for the Fresh Fruit and Vegetables Program, which brings fresh [...]

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Friday Food News Wrap: Feb. 11

We’ll start this week with a “Happy Birthday” shout-out to Michelle Obama’s one-year-old “Let’s Move” campaign for curbing childhood obesity. Obama Foodorama has a great assessment of how the first year has gone, and Marion Nestle has weighed in too. A sampling of what makes Mrs. Obama’s campaign different from those of other First Ladies: [...]

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Calling all kids with recipes!

Got kids? Got recipes? If so, we know some people who want to hear from you. Twin chefs Georgia and Michael (age 9) of KidsCookUSA are trying to collect 1000 recipes from 1000 kids to give to Mrs. Obama for her “Let’s Move” campaign against childhood obesity. The idea is to show kids that they [...]

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This just in…”Let’s Move” report

Michelle Obama’s “Let’s Move” campaign to combat childhood obesity has taken another step forward. The much-anticipated action plan from the Interagency Childhood Obesity Task Force, called “Solving the Problem of Childhood Obesity within a Generation” has been released and is now available online. The “action plan” aims to: • Create a healthy start on life [...]

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