WASHINGTON — Several retailers committed last week to open or expand 1,500 stores in underserved communities across the U.S. and to make affordable, healthier food options more accessible. Those commitments — contained in memorandums of understanding from Wal-Mart Stores, Supervalu and Walgreen Co. — were announced by First Lady Michelle Obama as part of her Partnership for a Healthier America initiative aimed at eliminating food deserts in the U.S. within seven years. “We can give people ...
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