After a multitude of supply chain disruptions were exposed during the COVID-19 pandemic, the USDA has announced plans to invest more than $4 billion to improve the U.S. food system. The Build Back Better initiative has goals centered around improving food processing, distribution and aggregation opportunities while ensuring prices are fair, competitive and evenly distributed. Other key action items for the committee were opportunities to help food growers and workers receive greater shares of food profits. Read the full list of Build Back Better funded initiatives.