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FOOD BANKS: USDA To Provide Fruits And Vegetables

Posted on: 8:04 pm, January 19, 2014, by

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is looking to help out food banks in Iowa.

Radio Iowa reported the U.S.D.A. will buy more than $126-million worth of fruits and vegetables for families under the Emergency Food Assistance Program.

According to a report released by the U.S.D.A. last year, nearly 13 percent of families do not have access to nutritious foods.

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