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Food deserts require action, not shame

Food deserts require action, not shame

By Alyssa Lieberman / Columnist

October 29, 2015


Filed under Columns, Opinions

As Pitt students fill out the lines at Chipotle and Einstein’s, they might fail to realize that access to food is an issue playing out in our own backyards. Pittsburgh is riddled with food deserts — areas where residents struggle to purchase affordable or good quality fresh food. According to a 2012 federal report, a...

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