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Deeper Than Water filed this request with the Department of Correction of Massachusetts .
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From: Deeper Than Water

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, I hereby request the following records:

Menus and nutritional data for food served to prisoners during one week at MCI-Souza-Baranowski, MCI-Norfolk and MCI-Shirley. If there is a special diet given to prisoners in segregation, please include this.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at MuckRock.com, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Christine Mitchell, Harvard School of Public Health
Deeper Than Water

From: Department of Correction

Good Afternoon,
Please see attached regarding your recent records request.
Thank you,
Kate

Kate Silvia
Director of Public Records
Massachusetts Department of Correction
50 Maple Street
Milford, MA 01757
Phone: (508) 422-3436
Fax: (508) 422-3406

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