ByChristopher Walljasper, Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting |
Since the USDA began buying meat, produce and dairy from U.S. farmers last fall, the food people receive from food pantries has been more fresh and nutritious. But it’s also presented challenges for those who get the food from growers’ fields to dinner tables across the country.
The resurgence of measles and spread of drug-resistant germs were the focus of this Oklahoma Watch-Out public forum. Among other things, the discussion covered the controversies surrounding vaccines and hospital efforts to control contagious diseases.