Ivanka Trump tours launch of USDA's family food box program
May 15, 2020
LAUREL, Md. (AP) — Billions of dollars worth of fruit, vegetables and other farm products that might have gone to waste because of the coronavirus pandemic will instead be delivered to food banks and nonprofit organizations that help the needy under a new Agriculture Department program.
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue and White House adviser Ivanka Trump on Friday toured a Maryland food service distributor that's participating in the Farmers to Families Food Box Program.
At a brief ceremony marking the program's launch at Coastal Sunbelt Produce in Laurel, Perdue gave credit to Preside...