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2014-04-17 12:26:03

NEW YORK, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama and White House Chef Sam Kass will deliver a special message to students during Scholastic's Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode launching April 29(th) at www.scholastic.com/mathematics. The Scholastic Math@Work: Culinary Arts webisode is designed to show students in grades 5 and up the connections between math and careers in the culinary arts while encouraging healthy eating....

2014-03-14 08:27:28

Del Monte Foods announces five-year commitment to help increase fruit and vegetable consumption among children SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Del Monte Foods announced today it has joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity crisis, in a five-year commitment to help increase fruit and vegetable consumption among children. The commitment includes...

2014-03-14 00:23:08

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today together with the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) at the 2014 Building a Healthier Future Summit, The Dannon Company announced a landmark commitment to further improve the nutrition profile of its yogurt products. As part of its four-part commitment, Dannon will further improve by 10 percent the nutrient density of its products in part by increasing nutrients that are encouraged in a healthy diet, while reducing total sugar and fat,...

2014-03-12 16:25:46

PHA's more than 60 private sector partners are making healthy choices available to millions of busy parents and families WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to garner meaningful commitments to help end childhood obesity in a generation, today released its second annual report on the progress of private sector commitments to address the crisis....

2014-02-27 16:27:32

Leading childcare provider commits to implement nutrition and physical activity standards that align with Let's Move! Child Care goals WASHINGTON, Feb. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Learning Care Group today joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA honorary chair First Lady Michelle Obama to end the childhood obesity epidemic, to announce healthier choices at 900 schools across the country. As part of its commitment,...

2014-01-28 16:21:40

NEW YORK, Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The White House announced today Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps fellow Tyrone Davis will join First Lady Michelle Obama at tonight's 2014 State of the Union. The White House invited Davis to join a small group of individuals that "represent the stories of millions of Americans across the country, who are working hard to better their communities, improve their own economic outcomes and help restore opportunity for all."...

2014-01-23 12:29:51

The chain commits to its largest marketing effort to date to get kids to pile on the veggies; announces the standards it commits to meet in all marketing to kids and in children's meals WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- First Lady Michelle Obama today announced that SUBWAY(®) restaurants joined the Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA) in a three-year commitment to promote healthier choices to kids, including launching its largest kid-targeted marketing effort...

2014-01-17 12:24:22

WASHINGTON, Jan. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the First Lady Michelle Obama celebrates her 50(th) birthday, AARP today released the following statement from CEO A. Barry Rand: (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/DC48422-a) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140117/DC48422-b) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20070209/NYF043LOGO) "On behalf of AARP and its nearly 38 million members, we want to wish a warm and very happy 50(th) birthday to...

2014-01-16 12:30:53

Since First Lady Michelle Obama's announcement in Watertown, Wis., six new water companies have pledged to promote efforts and encourage people to make the simple choice to drink more water WASHINGTON, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Partnership for a Healthier America (PHA), which works with the private sector and PHA Honorary Chair First Lady Michelle Obama to solve the nation's childhood obesity crisis, today announced that six additional water companies have joined...

2013-12-24 20:20:12

PETERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Colo., Dec. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year, First Lady Michelle Obama took time from her holiday schedule to deliver cheer to children across America by personally answering phone calls on Santa's journey as part of the annual NORAD Tracks Santa program run by the North American Aerospace Defense Command. Answering the telephone with, "Hello, this is First Lady Michelle Obama with NORAD Tracks Santa. How may I help you?" Mrs. Obama...