How First Lady's Organic Garden 
Became a Junk Food Campaign
      Story at-a-glance:
   - Months after President Obama came into office, first lady Michelle Obama 
launched an organic garden project at the White House. Criticizing organic as 
“elitists,” Big Food undermined her efforts to improve children’s nutrition
   - Food industry pressure altered the first lady’s efforts to tackle 
childhood obesity through healthier food. Her “Let’s Move” campaign now focuses 
on solving childhood obesity primarily by getting kids to exercise more
   - The agricultural, chemical and processed food industries have thwarted 
virtually all efforts to improve food quality and safety and lessen its 
negative impact on the environment ...


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