USDA Launches Health Challenge

Secretary Ann Veneman helped launch the USDA's HealthierUS School Challenge initiative at a kickoff for National School Lunch Week last month. Speaking at William Walker Elementary School in Portland, OR, Veneman said the Challenge's goal is to help children develop lifelong healthy eating and physical activity habits and to help encourage schools and parents to continue promoting healthy lifestyles for children.

"Across the country, schools, families and communities are working to fi

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