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Produce Industry Funders of Let's Move Salad Bars to Schools Are Putting Children at Risk: A Plea to Michelle Obama

Michele Simon | Posted 09.15.2012 | Food
Michele Simon

You may be unaware of a small produce-testing program tucked away at USDA. At a cost of only $4.5 million a year, it's one of the most efficient and successful uses of taxpayer dollars; and yet, it's been zeroed out of the 2013 budget.

Michelle Obama's Plan: 6,000 Salad Bars In Schools In 3 Years

AP | KELLI KENNEDY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education

MIAMI — First lady Michelle Obama had Miami elementary school students cheering Monday over a typically contentious dinner topic – vegetab...