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Entries Tagged as 'Michelle Obama'

Tell This Woman How Much You Disapprove

December 14th, 2011 · 1 Comment · food news, kids, politics

Former White House aide Anita Dunn now shills for corporate food How far behind the times are we? Apparently, it was last October that food policy writer Marion Burros reported in Politico that the White House’s former communications director, Anita Dunn, is now leading the multi-million-dollar lobbying efforts of food corporations trying to put the […]

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Congress to Kids: Drop Dead!

November 20th, 2011 · 3 Comments · kids, politics, school food

Amid all the hysteria over pizza and potatoes this week the mainstream media missed the real story behind the USDA’s embattled school nutrition guidelines by half and mangled the other half badly. The half they missed: These guidelines [PDF], ostensibly aimed at making school food healthier, were not the creation of Michelle Obama or the […]

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UDSA Removes Barrier to Michelle Obama’s Salad Bar Initiative

December 5th, 2010 · 3 Comments · kids, school food

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has removed a serious hurdle confronting  Michelle Obama’s campaign to place 6,000 salad bars in the nation’s schools after advocates expressed alarm over a government memo indicating that self-serve salad bars would not be permitted in elementary schools. Backers of the Let’s Move Salad Bars to Schools campaign said local […]

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