"North Korea's chronic nutrition problem is turning into an acute crisis in some parts of the country."
- KRISTALINA GEORGIEVAEuropean Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response, on why the European Union pledged $14.5 million in emergency aid to feed as many as 650,000 North Koreans
"For them to have said, 'Eat less,' is really new. Who would have thought?"
- MARGO WOOTAN,director of nutrition policy at the Center for Science in the Public Interest, on the new federal dietary guidelines; the guidelines are expected to focus on the nation's food environment
"We can agree that in the wealthiest nation on earth, all children should have the basic nutrition they need to learn and grow."
- MICHELLE OBAMA,First Lady, on the child-nutrition bill that President Obama signed into law on Monday
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