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The idea of abundance in the US is more of a mirage than a reality. Although it is one of the largest food producing countries in the world, food deserts have become a real urban problem. This means a little more than a quarter of the country’s 311 million people live in an area with low or no access to fresh fruits and vegetables. On the next Stream we look at the politics and social injustice behind food deserts. How do they occur in a land of such plenty?
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