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MyPlate for Kids: Make Half Your Plate Fruits and Vegetables Poster

This poster shows how to make a student’s tray and/or plate half fruits and vegetables at school, eating out, and at home. Teachers and school foodservice professionals will find this poster helps students visually understand how to make half their plate fruits and vegetables.

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Secretary Salazar, Secretary Vilsack, Surgeon General Benjamin, Chef Sam Kass, Chef Pepín and Chef Valladolid to Unveil MiPlato, Simple Tips for Hispanic Community to Stay Healthy, Active and Fit as Part of Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration

On Friday September 30th, Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, and White House Chef Sam Kass will be joined by celebrity Hispanic chefs, Chef Pepín and Chef Marcela Valladolid to unveil simple tips to stay healthy active and fit.

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First Lady, Agriculture Secretary Launch MyPlate Icon as a New Reminder to Help Consumers to Make Healthier Food Choices

First Lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today unveiled the federal government’s new food icon, MyPlate, to serve as a reminder to help consumers make healthier food choices. MyPlate is a new generation icon with the intent to prompt consumers to think about building a healthy plate at meal times and to seek more information to help them do that by going to

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USDA to Launch New Food Icon as a Reminder to Help Consumers Make Healthier Food Choices

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will unveil a new food icon that will serve as a reminder to help consumers make healthier food choices.