New law aimed at boosting supplies of kosher, halal food for poor; spurred by Superstorm Sandy

  • by: JEFF KAROUB , Associated Press
  • Updated: April 26, 2014 - 3:20 PM

DETROIT — For the first time, the federal government is required to purchase and provide food banks emergency supplies of kosher or halal products, serving a population whose survival could otherwise be at odds with strictures of faith.

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