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Congresswoman Marcia Fudge of Ohio announces more than $184,000 awarded by USDA to the Northeast Ohio local food industry....Fudge says the funds increase access to healthier foods....Data show that African-Americans, strapped by economic disparities, are less likely to have access to healthier foods.... By Cleveland Urban News.Com, Ohio's leader in Black digital news

Ohio 11th Congressional District Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge, a Cleveland area Democrat By Cleveland Urban News. Com and the Cleveland Urban News.Com Blog, Ohio's Most Read Online Black Newspaper and Newspaper Blog. Tel: 216-659-0473. Email: .     ( ) /   ( ).  WASHINGTON, DC – Congresswoman Marcia L. Fudge (OH-11), who leads Ohio's largely Black 11th congressional district, which includes the city of Cleveland and several of its eastern suburbs, announced Thursday that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)   has awarded   more than $184,000 to Northeast Ohio food producers and farmers markets.  Famicos Foundation (Famicos) received $100,000, North Union Market (North Union) was given $59,302, and Hattie Larlham Community Services (Hattie Larlham) received $25,000. “I applaud the USDA for recognizing the need for more access to healthy foods in Ohio,” said F