Georgia task force looks for solutions to "food deserts"

07/25/2011 | Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The

The Georgia Supermarket Access Task Force will meet this week to come up with ways to bring more fresh fruits and vegetables and other healthier foods to urban "food deserts" in an effort to reduce obesity rates. One study found that almost 2 million people in the state, including many children, live in low-income neighborhoods that do not have enough supermarkets. The elderly in such neighborhoods have problems finding transportation to larger stores that offer better selections of food.

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