The government is buying 11 million pounds of surplus cheese

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The Government Is Buying 11 Million Pounds of Surplus Cheese

The U.S. government is going to buy more than 11 million pounds of cheese because apparently there's too much cheese out there.

After several requests from Congress, the National Farmers Union, the American Farm Bureau, and the National Milk Producers Federation, the U.S. Department of Agriculture agreed to buy a haul worth around $20 million.

This surplus is at a 30-year high. A press release says farmers are having trouble selling cheese because of what's described as "market conditions."

The bonus cheese will be distributed to food banks and families in need across the country.

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