Chinese fruit purchases get district in hot water

Chinese fruit purchases get district in hot water

Sacramento USD purchased canned product significantly cheaper than domestic alternatives, which is now characterized as a "mistake."

The Sacramento City Unified School District in California recently ran into controversy after it was revealed that it had been purchasing tens of thousands of dollars in canned fruits from China, reports the Sacramento Bee.

The purchases drew criticism from the USDA, a local Congressman and the California Canning Peach Association. The Buy American provision of the National Sch

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