Michelle Obama urges companies to advertise more healthier foods to children

  • Article by: DARLENE SUPERVILLE , Associated Press
  • Updated: September 19, 2013 - 10:19 AM

WASHINGTON — Michelle Obama used the power of her bully pulpit Wednesday to push food companies and television broadcasters to do more to promote healthier foods to children — and to do it faster.

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Wally_99Sep. 18, 1310:46 PM

Did you consult with Valerie Jarrett before making this broadcast?

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plowchukarSep. 18, 1311:17 PM

Can't Michelle just call Oprah and ask her to get the word out?

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brianjapanSep. 19, 13 7:21 AM

What a busybody. Into everyone's business but her own.

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tomstromieSep. 20, 1310:48 AM

"Research shows food marketing is a leading cause of childhood obesity because the ads and promotions lead impressionable kids to then pester their parents to eat what they saw on TV, consumer advocates say."

What bunk! It's the parents who should be, and apparently are not, in control. Marketing isn't going to change that.

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