Obamas Launch Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Law360, New York (February 9, 2010, 5:40 PM EST) -- As part of an effort by the first lady, President Barack Obama has signed a memorandum creating the first task force on childhood obesity to review programs and policies relating to child nutrition and physical activity and develop a national action plan.

The task force, announced as part of a broader initiative Tuesday, has been entrusted with setting benchmarks toward Michelle Obama's goal of solving the challenge of childhood obesity within a generation. The task force will include representatives of the Office of the First Lady...
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