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Michelle Obama Asks US Grocers To Join Her In Fighting Obesity

First Lady Michelle Obama spoke with the Grocery Manufacturers Association yesterday and called for industry-wide improvements to help parents and kids make healthier food decisions.

Her address is just one more step in her Let's Move campaign to fight childhood obesity in the U.S.

Among the issues she mentioned on Tuesday were how foods are marketed to kids, the importance of straightforward labeling, and methods used in food engineering. For a more comprehensive run-down of Mrs. Obama's speech, see Marion Nestle's list of highlights.

Read the entire speech transcript here.

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