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Emanuel steps up battle against city’s ‘food deserts’

Emanuel steps up battle against city’s ‘food deserts’

Post ID: 1115 | POSTED ON: Oct 24, 2011
 
 

CHICAGO TRIBUNE –During his run for mayor, Rahm Emanuel pledged to bring attention and action to the problem of inner-city “food deserts” by pressing supermarket executives to build new stores aimed at providing Chicago’s neediest communities with better access to healthy food. With first lady Michelle Obama coming to her hometown Tuesday to help call attention to the issue, expect the mayor to announce that more stores are heeding his call to open in underserved neighborhoods.

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