Low-Income Flint Residents Will Soon Receive More “Lead Fighting Foods” [VIDEO]
A new program will be rolled out in the next couple of weeks, to provide more foods that fight the effects of lead poisoning.
The Emergency Food Assistance Program, or TEFAP, is a program for low-income families all over the country and according to ABC 12, federal, state and local agencies are working together to expand the program. Their aim is to get the food to Flint residents sometime in September. The goal is to get foods that are rich in calcium, vitamin C and iron, which are believed to help slow down the rate at which lead is absorbed in the body. There are actually quite a few foods that fight lead poisoning, according to Lead.org, click here to see the list.