Wednesday, March 26, 2014

First Lady Michelle Obama, First Daughters and Mrs. Robinson (First GrandMa) Visit Panda Base in Chengdu, China

Caption: First Lady Michelle Obama, Sasha, Malia and Mrs. Robinson feed apples to Giant Pandas during their visit to Chengdu Panda Base in Chengdu, China, March 26, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon)

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In her own words, the First Lady "couldn't leave China" without seeing some pandas.

On the final day of her China trip, First Lady Michelle Obama stopped by the Chengdu Panda Base, which houses about 50 pandas. As she noted in her Travel Journal, "the base covers almost 600 square miles, and ... is the only location in the world where you can find pandas in the wild and in a research center."

Courtesy: White House Blog

Friday, March 21, 2014

Michelle Obama in China: Scenes from the first lady's visit to the country with her daughters, Sasha and Malia, and first grandmother Marian Robinson.

Michelle Obama (third from right), Malia (right) and Sasha (second from right) are greeted by Chinese President Xi Jinping (second from left) and his wife, Peng Liyuan (left), at the Diaoyutai State guest house in Beijing on March 21. (Photo: AP Photo)

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Sunday, March 2, 2014

Michelle Obama Praises New Food Labels

Caption: First Lady Michelle Obama delivers remarks announcing proposed revisions to the Nutrition Facts label during a "Let's Move!" event in the East Room of the White House, Feb. 27, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Chuck Kennedy)

Last week at the White House, the celebration of Let’s Move!’s fourth anniversary continued with another announcement demonstrating how the country is moving toward a healthier new norm.

As part of continued efforts to ensure that parents have the information they need to make healthier choices, the First Lady was joined by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Margaret Hamburg to announce proposed updates to the Nutrition Facts label, which is on over 700,000 products that you find in your local grocery store.

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