Skip to comments.Restaurant Nutrition Draws Focus of First Lady
Posted on 02/06/2011 6:42:25 PM PST by 2ndDivisionVet
After wrapping her arms around the retail giant Wal-Mart and trying to cajole food makers into producing nutrition labels that are easier to understand, Michelle Obama, a healthy-eating advocate, has her sights set on a new target: the nations restaurants.
A team of advisers to Mrs. Obama has been holding private talks over the past year with the National Restaurant Association, a trade group, in a bid to get restaurants to adopt her goals of smaller portions and childrens meals that include healthy offerings like carrots, apple slices and milk instead of French fries and soda, according to White House and industry officials.
The discussions are preliminary, and participants say they are nowhere near an agreement like the one Mrs. Obama announced recently with Wal-Mart to lower prices on fruits and vegetables and to reduce the amount of fat, sugar and salt in its foods. But they reveal how assertively she is working to prod the industry to sign on to her agenda.
On Tuesday, Mrs. Obama will begin a three-day publicity blitz to spotlight Lets Move!, her campaign to reduce childhood obesity, which was announced one year ago this week.....
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we’d like YOU to MOVE...and STFU!
Pass the salt Barry.
Muslim women are allowed to attend a Super Bowl party with the men? Who knew?
... bratwurst, kielbasa, cheeseburgers, deep-dish pizza, buffalo wings, German potato salad, twice-baked potatoes, chips and dip, ice cream.
Oh ... and green salad
Do as I say, not as I do, MaBelle??
Hillary loaned Muchie her lock box for balls.
Sorry, MichelleSuper Bowl Menu Isn’t Lo-Cal
Fatass Moochelle’s Pay More Get Less plan. Americans are going to love it!
Restaurants have been reducing portions now for two years as food prices climb and healthcare costs escalate.
I was forced to drink milk my whole childhood. Milk makes me throw up. I have an allergy to it. Who is she to insist all children must drink milk with meals? I drink soda thank-you. It does not make me throw up.
Nature abhors a vacuum.
Hey Moochelle! Why don’t you show us how! With the amount of junk in that trunk, why not lead by example.
Sounds like a pretty good campaign slogan for the Obama’s in 2012.... Time to MOVE Moochelle!!
What in the world? Is this true? I cannot believe Wal-Mart is knuckling under to her. These damn dictators come up with something every day to really annoy me.
Michelle, you and Barry are going to go down as the most hated, biggest buffoons ever to have inhabited the White House. Your time there will, in all probability, spawn a FLOTUS: STFU movement. What we eat, how much of it we eat, when and where we we eat it, is none of your damn business. Grow your contaminated White House vegetables, wear your boob belts, stuff your face with lobster and Grey Goose martinis, and piss off.
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