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Walmart Launches Major Initiative to Make Food Healthier and Healthier Food More Affordable

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Date:
January 10, 2012
At an event held in Washington, D.C., on January 20, 2011, Walmart unveiled a comprehensive effort to provide its customers with healthier and more affordable food choices. The event was joined by First Lady Michelle Obama. The five key elements of the program are:<br><br>1. Reformulating thousands of everyday packaged food items by 2015&nbsp;<br>2. Making more nutritious choices more affordable,<br>3. Developing strong criteria for a simple front-of-package seal&nbsp;<br>4. Providing solutions to address food deserts<br>5. Increasing charitable support for nutrition programs<br><br><a class="" href="/_news_/news-archive/2011/01/20/walmart-launches-major-initiative-to-make-food-healthier-healthier-food-more-affordable" title="Link: /_news_/news-archive/2011/01/20/walmart-launches-major-initiative-to-make-food-healthier-healthier-food-more-affordable">Click here</a> for more information about this event.<br><br><a class="" href="/global-responsibility/hunger-nutrition/healthier-food" title="Link: /global-responsibility/hunger-nutrition/healthier-food">Click here</a> to find more about Walmart's healthier foods initiative.<br>

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