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Unfit Contractors Said to Profit From Trump-Era Food Program

Oct. 13, 2021, 7:39 PM

A yearlong probe by House Democrats into a Trump-era pandemic food program to feed hungry Americans found three unqualified companies received multimillion-dollar contracts and other instances of program mismanagement.

The investigation led by Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Crisis Chair James Clyburn (D-S.C.), which he launched last August, focused on a now defunct Agriculture Department initiative that bought boxes of produce, meat, and dairy for distribution to food banks in an effort to help families put food on the table and give agriculture producers an economic boost.

Wednesday’s staff report listed Yegg Inc., Ben Holtz Consulting Inc., and CRE8AD8 LLC ...

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