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South Bronx food woes called highest in the nation

The South Bronx has the highest rate of people worrying about meeting their food needs according to findings released by the Food Research and Action Center,  today. On a national level, the rate is one in four Americans who worry about putting food on the table. The study was initiated by food company Tyson Foods, Inc

Bronx congressman, Rep. Jose Serrano said he would be working with U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack to tackle the matter.  “I will be speaking with Secretary of Agriculture Vilsack, and asking his immediate assistance in meeting the food needs of the people of the Bronx,” according to a press release by the New York Coalition against hunger.

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