Retailers Commit to Open Stores in Food Deserts

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

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 Mich

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