Southeast Oak Cliff Community Hungry For A New StoreThe area has gone without a major grocery store nearby for years - earning it a ‘food desert’ designation from the USDA.
Grocery Chains Aren't Building New Supermarkets Where Most NeededAs part of Michelle Obama's healthy eating initiative, a group of major food retailers promised in 2011 to open or expand 1,500 grocery or convenience stores in and around neighborhoods with no supermarkets by 2016. By their own count, they're far short.
No Source Found For E. Coli; Chipotle Could Reopen MidweekWashington state health officials say they have found no source for the E. coli outbreak related to Chipotle, and the chain's Pacific Northwest restaurants could reopen later this week.
More $ For Locally Grown Foods In School Lunch ProgramsTexas has received permission from the federal government to spend more money to put locally grown foods in school lunch programs. Texas will be able to spend $12 million of USDA Foods entitlement money to buy locally grown fresh produce.