Structural Racism Present in the US Food System

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By Max Johnston

Critics argue that structural racism exists in the American criminal justice system, politics and education.

Rich Pirog, the director of The Center for Regional Food Systems at Michigan State University, says that the US food system has structural racism as well.

For the past two years, Pirog and his colleagues have collected articles, studies and journals for an annotated bibliography on the issue.

Pirog talked to The Food Fix about the origins of this structural racism, new efforts to address it and much more.

Listen to that interview here.

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