michelle obama plants in WH gardenFirst Lady Michelle Obama urged Congress to pass current legislation that calls for higher nutritional standards for school meals.

In an op-ed article appearing in Monday’s Washington Post, Mrs. Obama applauded the Child Nutrition Bill which would require more fruits, vegetables, and whole grains, and less fat and salt in school lunches and breakfasts.

“Our prosperity depends on the health and vitality of the next generation,” she wrote.

(READ the AP story in WTOP News)

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