Sunday, June 10, 2012
Michelle Obama Attends News Conference With Executives of Walt Disney
U.S. first lady Michelle Obama attends a news conference announcing Walt Disney's new standards for food advertising on their programming targeting kids and families at the Newseum in Washington June 5, 2012. Walt Disney Company, owner of the ABC broadcast network and a suite of cable channels, will stop accepting some junk-food ads on TV programs, radio shows and websites aimed at children, according to sources with knowledge of the plan. Reuters Pictures WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 05: A Mickey Mouse character assists Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Culinary Dietary Specialist Gary Jones (L) make healthy smoothies during an event introducing Disney's new 'Magic of Healthy Living' program at the Newseum June 5, 2012 in Washington, DC. As part of the new healthy eating initiative, all products advertised on Disney's child-focused television channels, radio stations and Web sites must adhear to a new set of strict nutritional standards. Addionally, Disney-licensed products that meet criteria for limited calories, saturated fat, sodium and sugar can display a logo - Mickey Mouse ears and a check mark - on their packaging. Getty Images Save 15% on orders of $60 or more with code COOKS1560 through 6/30!
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