Bonta ‘food as medicine’ bill passes Assembly Health Committee

A bill to create a pilot program for some Medi-Cal recipients in Alameda County to receive healthy food was unanimously approved this week by the Assembly Health Committee. The legislation, sponsored by East Bay Assemblymember Rob Bonta, envisions a “food as medicine” approach to help lower-income Alameda County residents who are struggling with chronic ailments, … Continue reading Bonta ‘food as medicine’ bill passes Assembly Health Committee

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A similar bill failed in each of the last two years, but a change in the governor's office is buoying proponent's spirits.