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First lady announces restaurant chain's plan to cut calories, sodium

— First Lady Michelle Obama applauded the parent company of Olive Garden and Red Lobster Thursday for pledging to cut calories and sodium at its restaurants over the next 10 years.

Speaking at the Olive Garden, a restaurant known for its all-you-can eat pastas and breadsticks, Obama called the move by Darden Restaurants, the world's largest full-service restaurant company, an industry "breakthrough" and a key step in her campaign against childhood obesity.

"What's good for kids and families can also be good for business," she said. "We want parents to feel confident that enjoying a meal at a restaurant doesn't mean sacrificing their children's...