A food desert is an area, especially one with low-income residents, that has limited access to affordable and nutritious food.
The Food Desert Oasis Act of 2009 or HR 3100 (111th) was introduced on June 26, 2009 by Congressman Bobby Rush of.
Hunger in the United States is an issue that affects millions of Americans, including some who are middle class, or who are in households where all adults are in work.
The Office of Community Services (OCS) is a division of the US Executive Branch under the Administration for Children and Families and the Department of Health and Human Services.
Supermarket shortages have been identified in many American urban neighborhoods, and such gaps in food access have been closely correlated with diet-related diseases such as cancer, obesity, and diabetes.