First Lady Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" anti-obesity campaign marks its first year, having led to promises of change from beverage makers, food manufacturers and most recently, and perhaps notably, Walmart, the country's largest retailer, to cut the levels of salt, fat and sugar in their products, according to The Associated Press.
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Editor's Insight: It's hard to believe a year has passed since the First Lady announced her "Let's Move" campaign. She has done an admirable job drawing attention to a serious problem and getting government and industry to work together.
Mrs. Obama has wisely sought to work with the private sector instead of against it in addressing this serious problem.
The food and refreshment services industry should continue to support this national initiative. 02-09-11 Elliot Maras