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Coronavirus-linked problems in meat supply chain could mean shortages, trouble for ranchers

Coronavirus-linked problems in meat supply chain could mean shortages, trouble for ranchers

From the start of the beef supply chain to the end, COVID-19 has created kinks that, if not straightened out, could lead to limited selection in grocery stores [...] Read full article: Coronavirus-linked problems in meat supp...→

Death rate for union workers on front line of food supply relatively low

Death rate for union workers on front line of food supply relatively low

The coronavirus outbreak has taken the lives of at least 72 workers among the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union’s 1.3 million members in s [...] Read full article: Death rate for union workers on front li...→

As U.S. auto supply chain revs up, worker safety fears linger in Mexico

A coronavirus outbreak at a Lear plant in Ciudad Juarez underscores the challenges in coordinating a restart of North American production as automakers look to [...] Read full article: As U.S. auto supply chain revs up, worke...→

Sen. Kevin Cramer: Meat shortage is one of many supply chain problems being 'exposed' by pandemic

Sen. Kevin Cramer: Meat shortage is one of many supply chain problems being 'exposed' by pandemic

Sen. Kevin Cramer argued on Tuesday that there is a systemic problem with the nation's supply chain that is much larger than the current shortage of meat, as m [...] Read full article: Sen. Kevin Cramer: Meat shortage is one ...→

Meat sales restricted at some grocers as supply chain increasingly volatile amid pandemic

Meat sales restricted at some grocers as supply chain increasingly volatile amid pandemic

Red meat purhcases are being restricted at local and large grocers amid suppliers’ high prices and increased demand during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Meat sales restricted at some grocers as...→

Nonprofit Helping Supply Food to Area Healthcare Workers While Bringing Business to Restaurants

Nonprofit Helping Supply Food to Area Healthcare Workers While Bringing Business to Restaurants

Feeding the heroes responding to the COVID-19 crisis. It’s one local nonprofit’s mission but it’s doing much more than that. It’s helping keep local businesses [...] Read full article: Nonprofit Helping Supply Food to Area He...→

Cuomo: New York to create Northeast supply chain for coronavirus testing supplies

Cuomo: New York to create Northeast supply chain for coronavirus testing supplies

After working with neighboring states on coronavirus-related closing and reopening plans, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that New York will join with states fro [...] Read full article: Cuomo: New York to create Northeast supp...→

Democrats want to federalize the medical supply chain—what that would mean for coronavirus testing

Democrats want to federalize the medical supply chain—what that would mean for coronavirus testing

President Trump has so far declined to use his executive powers to increase domestic testing production for COVID-19, putting the brunt of the responsibility o [...] Read full article: Democrats want to federalize the medical...→

Now Hiring: DHL Supply Chain Looking To Fill More Than 50 Jobs

Now Hiring: DHL Supply Chain Looking To Fill More Than 50 Jobs

Regional recruitment manager Art Rigg says the positions range from entry level order fillers to supervisor positions. Read full article: Now Hiring: DHL Supply Chain Looking To ...→

Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as virus slams industry

Tyson Foods suspended operations Wednesday at an Iowa plant that is critical to the nation's pork supply but was blamed for fueling a massive coronavirus outbr [...] Read full article: Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as ...→

Colorado farms face new worries as coronavirus threatens food supply

Colorado farms face new worries as coronavirus threatens food supply

The Colorado farms and ranches that produce our food are exempt from the state’s shutdown orders, but they haven’t been immune to the coronavirus pandemic’s gr [...] Read full article: Colorado farms face new worries as coron...→

Trump announces $19B to farmers, ranchers to 'maintain the health' of the food supply chain amid coronavirus

Trump announces $19B to farmers, ranchers to 'maintain the health' of the food supply chain amid coronavirus

President Trump on Tuesday announced a $19 billion coronavirus food assistance program to support farmers and ranchers and “maintain the health of the food sup [...] Read full article: Trump announces $19B to farmers, rancher...→

With Coronavirus Wrecking the Food Supply, People Are Turning to Urban Farming

With Coronavirus Wrecking the Food Supply, People Are Turning to Urban Farming

With coronavirus wreaking havoc in the industrial centers that produce most of the food Americans eat, a potential disaster is in the offing. As a result, Amer [...] Read full article: With Coronavirus Wrecking the Food Suppl...→

McDonald's CEO says he is confident in the company's meat supply chain

McDonald's CEO says he is confident in the company's meat supply chain

McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski addressed concerns of the fresh meat shortage at the fast food chain and reassured the company's strong supply chain. Read full article: McDonald's CEO says he is confident in t...→

Fishermen, farmers suffering from food supply disruptions concerned for what's to come

Fishermen, farmers suffering from food supply disruptions concerned for what's to come

As the coronavirus has spread through the U.S. over the last two months, it has dealt a significant blow to the country's food supply chain. Read full article: Fishermen, farmers suffering from food s...→

Kevin Cramer: Supply Chain 'Games' Adding to Meat Problem

Kevin Cramer: Supply Chain 'Games' Adding to Meat Problem

The growing nationwide meat shortages are the result of a glaring issue with the nation's food supply chain and because "some games are being played" by the co [...] Read full article: Kevin Cramer: Supply Chain 'Games' Addin...→

Tyson: Virus Will Continue to Limit Meat Supply

Tyson: Virus Will Continue to Limit Meat Supply

Tyson Foods Inc expects to continue idling meat plants and slowing production because of the new coronavirus, the company said on Monday, signaling more disrup [...] Read full article: Tyson: Virus Will Continue to Limit Meat...→

Ticker: Pols want seafood in fed aid; Northeastern states form supply chain

Ticker: Pols want seafood in fed aid; Northeastern states form supply chain

Members of the all-Democratic Massachusetts congressional delegation are pushing to include East Coast seafood in purchasing agreements funded by the federal C [...] Read full article: Ticker: Pols want seafood in fed aid; No...→

Fake-Meat Startups Rake in Cash Amid Food Supply Worries

Fake-Meat Startups Rake in Cash Amid Food Supply Worries

With meat-processing workers falling victim to the coronavirus-resulting in shuttered plants and supply problems-Americans are starting to see poorly stocked a [...] Read full article: Fake-Meat Startups Rake in Cash Amid Foo...→

Coronavirus Latest: Fearful Shoppers Overbuying Meats In Bulk Putting Strain On Supply Chain

Coronavirus Latest: Fearful Shoppers Overbuying Meats In Bulk Putting Strain On Supply Chain

Nationwide, meat processing plants have struggled with sickness, employee attendance and supply chain disruption. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Fearful Shoppers Ove...→

Tyson Foods processing plant in Kentucky the latest to close following reported coronavirus outbreak

Tyson Foods processing plant in Kentucky the latest to close following reported coronavirus outbreak

The facility, located in Robards, in Henderson County, will be closed for at least four days, per a statement from the plant's manager. Read full article: Tyson Foods processing plant in Kentucky...→

Western Growers CEO says pandemic, restaurant shutdowns 'threw a grenade' into food supply chain

Western Growers CEO says pandemic, restaurant shutdowns 'threw a grenade' into food supply chain

Western Growers Association CEO Dave Puglia told “America’s Newsroom” Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic has been a “difficult” challenge for farmers due to [...] Read full article: Western Growers CEO says pandemic, resta...→

Minnesota Producers Euthanize Livestock; Food Supply Stable

Minnesota Producers Euthanize Livestock; Food Supply Stable

Producers are having to euthanize pigs and chickens because of decreased demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Minnesota's food supply remains stable, Mi [...] Read full article: Minnesota Producers Euthanize Livestock;...→

Tyson Foods idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

Tyson Foods idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

Tyson Foods is suspending operations indefinitely at a large Iowa pork processing plant that was blamed for fueling a coronavirus outbreak in the community. Read full article: Tyson Foods idles its largest pork plant...→

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold’s Chicken on Broadway created quite a stir over the weekend, with one item on its receipt: what the restaurant called a COVID-9 surcharge of 26 percent. Read full article: Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 F...→

US Food reaches $10 million in food and supply donations for COVID-19 hunger relief efforts

US Food reaches $10 million in food and supply donations for COVID-19 hunger relief efforts

US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD), a leading foodservice distributor, today announced it has donated more than $10 million in food and supplies to local food [...] Read full article: US Food reaches $10 million in food and ...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Will the price of meat go up? USDA officials say yes, point to supply chain disruption from coronavirus

Will the price of meat go up? USDA officials say yes, point to supply chain disruption from coronavirus

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused America's meat processing plants to temporarily close as workers test positive for the coronavirus, and fueling fears of subst [...] Read full article: Will the price of meat go up? USDA offic...→

Wendy’s Burgers Off the Menu in Some Locations Amid Meat Supply Chain Issues

Wendy’s Burgers Off the Menu in Some Locations Amid Meat Supply Chain Issues

Fresh, never frozen — if you can get it. Wendy’s restaurants in some locations across the country have temporarily booted burgers from their menus due to coron [...] Read full article: Wendy’s Burgers Off the Menu in Some Loc...→

Trump has plan to remove US dependency on China supply chain

Trump has plan to remove US dependency on China supply chain

The Trump administration is “turbocharging” an initiative to remove the US from dependency on a China-based supply chain and weighing imposing new tariffs to p [...] Read full article: Trump has plan to remove US dependency o...→

The Latest: Northeastern states in US to form supply chain

- Northeastern states in the U.S. to form supply chain.... - Michigan’s governor says protesters “depicted some of the worst racism” in U.S. history. Read full article: The Latest: Northeastern states in US t...→

Local food organizations create Long Island City pantry, supply 2,000 western Queens families with fresh produce - amNewYork

BY Angélica Acevedo Two local food organizations, Queens Together and The Connected Chef, have partnered with Brighter Bites NYC to launch a new western Read full article: Local food organizations create Long Isl...→

Coronavirus Questions: How Safe Is The Meat Supply Chain?

Coronavirus Questions: How Safe Is The Meat Supply Chain?

What does ‘non-conclusive’ mean regarding COVID-19 test results? – Karen, Facebook... An inconclusive test means it can’t confirm whether a patient is positive [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Questions: How Safe Is The M...→

CDC issues guidance for meat and poultry workers amid coronavirus outbreaks, food supply concerns

CDC issues guidance for meat and poultry workers amid coronavirus outbreaks, food supply concerns

Multiple outbreaks of COVID-19 and staffing shortages have forced some of the nation’s largest meat processing plants to temporarily close. Read full article: CDC issues guidance for meat and poultry...→

Industry experts say that meat

Industry experts say that meat "supply chain is good" following warning from Tyson Foods that it is "breaking"

"Overall, people will still be able to find enough meat and poultry to take care of their families," one industry expert said. Read full article: Industry experts say that meat "supply c...→

Jared Kushner on securing US supply chain amid coronavirus: We can never rely on foreign supplies again

Jared Kushner on securing US supply chain amid coronavirus: We can never rely on foreign supplies again

The coronavirus pandemic brought to light the critical importance of securing U.S. supply chains to eliminate the long-time reliance on foreign governments, Wh [...] Read full article: Jared Kushner on securing US supply chai...→

Pittsburgh-area food bank expects supply to diminish in coming weeks: 'This really is unprecedented'

Pittsburgh-area food bank expects supply to diminish in coming weeks: 'This really is unprecedented'

Lisa Scales, CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, said on “Fox & Friends” on Monday that she has never experienced such a surge in demand for foo [...] Read full article: Pittsburgh-area food bank expects supply...→

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold’s Chicken on Broadway created quite a stir over the weekend, with one item on its receipt: what the restaurant called a COVID-9 surcharge of 26 percent. Read full article: Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 F...→

With Coronavirus Wrecking the Food Supply, People Are Turning to Urban Farming

With Coronavirus Wrecking the Food Supply, People Are Turning to Urban Farming

With coronavirus wreaking havoc in the industrial centers that produce most of the food Americans eat, a potential disaster is in the offing. As a result, Amer [...] Read full article: With Coronavirus Wrecking the Food Suppl...→

Death rate for union workers on front line of food supply relatively low

Death rate for union workers on front line of food supply relatively low

The coronavirus outbreak has taken the lives of at least 72 workers among the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union’s 1.3 million members in s [...] Read full article: Death rate for union workers on front li...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

Fishermen, farmers suffering from food supply disruptions concerned for what's to come

Fishermen, farmers suffering from food supply disruptions concerned for what's to come

As the coronavirus has spread through the U.S. over the last two months, it has dealt a significant blow to the country's food supply chain. Read full article: Fishermen, farmers suffering from food s...→

Sen. Kevin Cramer: Meat shortage is one of many supply chain problems being 'exposed' by pandemic

Sen. Kevin Cramer: Meat shortage is one of many supply chain problems being 'exposed' by pandemic

Sen. Kevin Cramer argued on Tuesday that there is a systemic problem with the nation's supply chain that is much larger than the current shortage of meat, as m [...] Read full article: Sen. Kevin Cramer: Meat shortage is one ...→

Wendy’s Burgers Off the Menu in Some Locations Amid Meat Supply Chain Issues

Wendy’s Burgers Off the Menu in Some Locations Amid Meat Supply Chain Issues

Fresh, never frozen — if you can get it. Wendy’s restaurants in some locations across the country have temporarily booted burgers from their menus due to coron [...] Read full article: Wendy’s Burgers Off the Menu in Some Loc...→

Tyson: Virus Will Continue to Limit Meat Supply

Tyson: Virus Will Continue to Limit Meat Supply

Tyson Foods Inc expects to continue idling meat plants and slowing production because of the new coronavirus, the company said on Monday, signaling more disrup [...] Read full article: Tyson: Virus Will Continue to Limit Meat...→

Nonprofit Helping Supply Food to Area Healthcare Workers While Bringing Business to Restaurants

Nonprofit Helping Supply Food to Area Healthcare Workers While Bringing Business to Restaurants

Feeding the heroes responding to the COVID-19 crisis. It’s one local nonprofit’s mission but it’s doing much more than that. It’s helping keep local businesses [...] Read full article: Nonprofit Helping Supply Food to Area He...→

The Latest: Northeastern states in US to form supply chain

- Northeastern states in the U.S. to form supply chain.... - Michigan’s governor says protesters “depicted some of the worst racism” in U.S. history. Read full article: The Latest: Northeastern states in US t...→

Coronavirus Latest: Fearful Shoppers Overbuying Meats In Bulk Putting Strain On Supply Chain

Coronavirus Latest: Fearful Shoppers Overbuying Meats In Bulk Putting Strain On Supply Chain

Nationwide, meat processing plants have struggled with sickness, employee attendance and supply chain disruption. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Fearful Shoppers Ove...→

Now Hiring: DHL Supply Chain Looking To Fill More Than 50 Jobs

Now Hiring: DHL Supply Chain Looking To Fill More Than 50 Jobs

Regional recruitment manager Art Rigg says the positions range from entry level order fillers to supervisor positions. Read full article: Now Hiring: DHL Supply Chain Looking To ...→

Coronavirus Questions: How Safe Is The Meat Supply Chain?

Coronavirus Questions: How Safe Is The Meat Supply Chain?

What does ‘non-conclusive’ mean regarding COVID-19 test results? – Karen, Facebook... An inconclusive test means it can’t confirm whether a patient is positive [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Questions: How Safe Is The M...→

Western Growers CEO says pandemic, restaurant shutdowns 'threw a grenade' into food supply chain

Western Growers CEO says pandemic, restaurant shutdowns 'threw a grenade' into food supply chain

Western Growers Association CEO Dave Puglia told “America’s Newsroom” Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic has been a “difficult” challenge for farmers due to [...] Read full article: Western Growers CEO says pandemic, resta...→

Industry experts say that meat

Industry experts say that meat "supply chain is good" following warning from Tyson Foods that it is "breaking"

"Overall, people will still be able to find enough meat and poultry to take care of their families," one industry expert said. Read full article: Industry experts say that meat "supply c...→

Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as virus slams industry

Tyson Foods suspended operations Wednesday at an Iowa plant that is critical to the nation's pork supply but was blamed for fueling a massive coronavirus outbr [...] Read full article: Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as ...→

Pittsburgh-area food bank expects supply to diminish in coming weeks: 'This really is unprecedented'

Pittsburgh-area food bank expects supply to diminish in coming weeks: 'This really is unprecedented'

Lisa Scales, CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, said on “Fox & Friends” on Monday that she has never experienced such a surge in demand for foo [...] Read full article: Pittsburgh-area food bank expects supply...→

Trump announces $19B to farmers, ranchers to 'maintain the health' of the food supply chain amid coronavirus

Trump announces $19B to farmers, ranchers to 'maintain the health' of the food supply chain amid coronavirus

President Trump on Tuesday announced a $19 billion coronavirus food assistance program to support farmers and ranchers and “maintain the health of the food sup [...] Read full article: Trump announces $19B to farmers, rancher...→

Coronavirus-linked problems in meat supply chain could mean shortages, trouble for ranchers

Coronavirus-linked problems in meat supply chain could mean shortages, trouble for ranchers

From the start of the beef supply chain to the end, COVID-19 has created kinks that, if not straightened out, could lead to limited selection in grocery stores [...] Read full article: Coronavirus-linked problems in meat supp...→

US Food reaches $10 million in food and supply donations for COVID-19 hunger relief efforts

US Food reaches $10 million in food and supply donations for COVID-19 hunger relief efforts

US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD), a leading foodservice distributor, today announced it has donated more than $10 million in food and supplies to local food [...] Read full article: US Food reaches $10 million in food and ...→

McDonald's CEO says he is confident in the company's meat supply chain

McDonald's CEO says he is confident in the company's meat supply chain

McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski addressed concerns of the fresh meat shortage at the fast food chain and reassured the company's strong supply chain. Read full article: McDonald's CEO says he is confident in t...→

As U.S. auto supply chain revs up, worker safety fears linger in Mexico

A coronavirus outbreak at a Lear plant in Ciudad Juarez underscores the challenges in coordinating a restart of North American production as automakers look to [...] Read full article: As U.S. auto supply chain revs up, worke...→

Will the price of meat go up? USDA officials say yes, point to supply chain disruption from coronavirus

Will the price of meat go up? USDA officials say yes, point to supply chain disruption from coronavirus

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused America's meat processing plants to temporarily close as workers test positive for the coronavirus, and fueling fears of subst [...] Read full article: Will the price of meat go up? USDA offic...→

Kevin Cramer: Supply Chain 'Games' Adding to Meat Problem

Kevin Cramer: Supply Chain 'Games' Adding to Meat Problem

The growing nationwide meat shortages are the result of a glaring issue with the nation's food supply chain and because "some games are being played" by the co [...] Read full article: Kevin Cramer: Supply Chain 'Games' Addin...→

Meat sales restricted at some grocers as supply chain increasingly volatile amid pandemic

Meat sales restricted at some grocers as supply chain increasingly volatile amid pandemic

Red meat purhcases are being restricted at local and large grocers amid suppliers’ high prices and increased demand during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Meat sales restricted at some grocers as...→

Trump has plan to remove US dependency on China supply chain

Trump has plan to remove US dependency on China supply chain

The Trump administration is “turbocharging” an initiative to remove the US from dependency on a China-based supply chain and weighing imposing new tariffs to p [...] Read full article: Trump has plan to remove US dependency o...→

Ticker: Pols want seafood in fed aid; Northeastern states form supply chain

Ticker: Pols want seafood in fed aid; Northeastern states form supply chain

Members of the all-Democratic Massachusetts congressional delegation are pushing to include East Coast seafood in purchasing agreements funded by the federal C [...] Read full article: Ticker: Pols want seafood in fed aid; No...→

Cuomo: New York to create Northeast supply chain for coronavirus testing supplies

Cuomo: New York to create Northeast supply chain for coronavirus testing supplies

After working with neighboring states on coronavirus-related closing and reopening plans, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that New York will join with states fro [...] Read full article: Cuomo: New York to create Northeast supp...→

Local food organizations create Long Island City pantry, supply 2,000 western Queens families with fresh produce - amNewYork

BY Angélica Acevedo Two local food organizations, Queens Together and The Connected Chef, have partnered with Brighter Bites NYC to launch a new western Read full article: Local food organizations create Long Isl...→

Fake-Meat Startups Rake in Cash Amid Food Supply Worries

Fake-Meat Startups Rake in Cash Amid Food Supply Worries

With meat-processing workers falling victim to the coronavirus-resulting in shuttered plants and supply problems-Americans are starting to see poorly stocked a [...] Read full article: Fake-Meat Startups Rake in Cash Amid Foo...→

Democrats want to federalize the medical supply chain—what that would mean for coronavirus testing

Democrats want to federalize the medical supply chain—what that would mean for coronavirus testing

President Trump has so far declined to use his executive powers to increase domestic testing production for COVID-19, putting the brunt of the responsibility o [...] Read full article: Democrats want to federalize the medical...→

Tyson Foods processing plant in Kentucky the latest to close following reported coronavirus outbreak

Tyson Foods processing plant in Kentucky the latest to close following reported coronavirus outbreak

The facility, located in Robards, in Henderson County, will be closed for at least four days, per a statement from the plant's manager. Read full article: Tyson Foods processing plant in Kentucky...→

CDC issues guidance for meat and poultry workers amid coronavirus outbreaks, food supply concerns

CDC issues guidance for meat and poultry workers amid coronavirus outbreaks, food supply concerns

Multiple outbreaks of COVID-19 and staffing shortages have forced some of the nation’s largest meat processing plants to temporarily close. Read full article: CDC issues guidance for meat and poultry...→

Minnesota Producers Euthanize Livestock; Food Supply Stable

Minnesota Producers Euthanize Livestock; Food Supply Stable

Producers are having to euthanize pigs and chickens because of decreased demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Minnesota's food supply remains stable, Mi [...] Read full article: Minnesota Producers Euthanize Livestock;...→

Jared Kushner on securing US supply chain amid coronavirus: We can never rely on foreign supplies again

Jared Kushner on securing US supply chain amid coronavirus: We can never rely on foreign supplies again

The coronavirus pandemic brought to light the critical importance of securing U.S. supply chains to eliminate the long-time reliance on foreign governments, Wh [...] Read full article: Jared Kushner on securing US supply chai...→

Tyson Foods idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

Tyson Foods idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

Tyson Foods is suspending operations indefinitely at a large Iowa pork processing plant that was blamed for fueling a coronavirus outbreak in the community. Read full article: Tyson Foods idles its largest pork plant...→

Colorado farms face new worries as coronavirus threatens food supply

Colorado farms face new worries as coronavirus threatens food supply

The Colorado farms and ranches that produce our food are exempt from the state’s shutdown orders, but they haven’t been immune to the coronavirus pandemic’s gr [...] Read full article: Colorado farms face new worries as coron...→

Trump announces $19B to farmers, ranchers to 'maintain the health' of the food supply chain amid coronavirus

Trump announces $19B to farmers, ranchers to 'maintain the health' of the food supply chain amid coronavirus

President Trump on Tuesday announced a $19 billion coronavirus food assistance program to support farmers and ranchers and “maintain the health of the food sup [...] Read full article: Trump announces $19B to farmers, rancher...→

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 Fee' On Bills, Claiming Spike In Food Supply Prices

Harold’s Chicken on Broadway created quite a stir over the weekend, with one item on its receipt: what the restaurant called a COVID-9 surcharge of 26 percent. Read full article: Harold's Chicken Charges 26% 'COVID-19 F...→

Coronavirus-linked problems in meat supply chain could mean shortages, trouble for ranchers

Coronavirus-linked problems in meat supply chain could mean shortages, trouble for ranchers

From the start of the beef supply chain to the end, COVID-19 has created kinks that, if not straightened out, could lead to limited selection in grocery stores [...] Read full article: Coronavirus-linked problems in meat supp...→

With Coronavirus Wrecking the Food Supply, People Are Turning to Urban Farming

With Coronavirus Wrecking the Food Supply, People Are Turning to Urban Farming

With coronavirus wreaking havoc in the industrial centers that produce most of the food Americans eat, a potential disaster is in the offing. As a result, Amer [...] Read full article: With Coronavirus Wrecking the Food Suppl...→

US Food reaches $10 million in food and supply donations for COVID-19 hunger relief efforts

US Food reaches $10 million in food and supply donations for COVID-19 hunger relief efforts

US Foods Holding Corp. (NYSE: USFD), a leading foodservice distributor, today announced it has donated more than $10 million in food and supplies to local food [...] Read full article: US Food reaches $10 million in food and ...→

Death rate for union workers on front line of food supply relatively low

Death rate for union workers on front line of food supply relatively low

The coronavirus outbreak has taken the lives of at least 72 workers among the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union’s 1.3 million members in s [...] Read full article: Death rate for union workers on front li...→

McDonald's CEO says he is confident in the company's meat supply chain

McDonald's CEO says he is confident in the company's meat supply chain

McDonald's CEO Chris Kempczinski addressed concerns of the fresh meat shortage at the fast food chain and reassured the company's strong supply chain. Read full article: McDonald's CEO says he is confident in t...→

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

Tyson reopens two major plants amid concerns over meat supply

The coronavirus has closed a number of meat plants, forcing grocery stores to limit meat purchases. Read full article: Tyson reopens two major plants amid conc...→

As U.S. auto supply chain revs up, worker safety fears linger in Mexico

A coronavirus outbreak at a Lear plant in Ciudad Juarez underscores the challenges in coordinating a restart of North American production as automakers look to [...] Read full article: As U.S. auto supply chain revs up, worke...→

Fishermen, farmers suffering from food supply disruptions concerned for what's to come

Fishermen, farmers suffering from food supply disruptions concerned for what's to come

As the coronavirus has spread through the U.S. over the last two months, it has dealt a significant blow to the country's food supply chain. Read full article: Fishermen, farmers suffering from food s...→

Will the price of meat go up? USDA officials say yes, point to supply chain disruption from coronavirus

Will the price of meat go up? USDA officials say yes, point to supply chain disruption from coronavirus

The COVID-19 outbreak has caused America's meat processing plants to temporarily close as workers test positive for the coronavirus, and fueling fears of subst [...] Read full article: Will the price of meat go up? USDA offic...→

Sen. Kevin Cramer: Meat shortage is one of many supply chain problems being 'exposed' by pandemic

Sen. Kevin Cramer: Meat shortage is one of many supply chain problems being 'exposed' by pandemic

Sen. Kevin Cramer argued on Tuesday that there is a systemic problem with the nation's supply chain that is much larger than the current shortage of meat, as m [...] Read full article: Sen. Kevin Cramer: Meat shortage is one ...→

Kevin Cramer: Supply Chain 'Games' Adding to Meat Problem

Kevin Cramer: Supply Chain 'Games' Adding to Meat Problem

The growing nationwide meat shortages are the result of a glaring issue with the nation's food supply chain and because "some games are being played" by the co [...] Read full article: Kevin Cramer: Supply Chain 'Games' Addin...→

Wendy’s Burgers Off the Menu in Some Locations Amid Meat Supply Chain Issues

Wendy’s Burgers Off the Menu in Some Locations Amid Meat Supply Chain Issues

Fresh, never frozen — if you can get it. Wendy’s restaurants in some locations across the country have temporarily booted burgers from their menus due to coron [...] Read full article: Wendy’s Burgers Off the Menu in Some Loc...→

Meat sales restricted at some grocers as supply chain increasingly volatile amid pandemic

Meat sales restricted at some grocers as supply chain increasingly volatile amid pandemic

Red meat purhcases are being restricted at local and large grocers amid suppliers’ high prices and increased demand during the coronavirus pandemic. Read full article: Meat sales restricted at some grocers as...→

Tyson: Virus Will Continue to Limit Meat Supply

Tyson: Virus Will Continue to Limit Meat Supply

Tyson Foods Inc expects to continue idling meat plants and slowing production because of the new coronavirus, the company said on Monday, signaling more disrup [...] Read full article: Tyson: Virus Will Continue to Limit Meat...→

Trump has plan to remove US dependency on China supply chain

Trump has plan to remove US dependency on China supply chain

The Trump administration is “turbocharging” an initiative to remove the US from dependency on a China-based supply chain and weighing imposing new tariffs to p [...] Read full article: Trump has plan to remove US dependency o...→

Nonprofit Helping Supply Food to Area Healthcare Workers While Bringing Business to Restaurants

Nonprofit Helping Supply Food to Area Healthcare Workers While Bringing Business to Restaurants

Feeding the heroes responding to the COVID-19 crisis. It’s one local nonprofit’s mission but it’s doing much more than that. It’s helping keep local businesses [...] Read full article: Nonprofit Helping Supply Food to Area He...→

Ticker: Pols want seafood in fed aid; Northeastern states form supply chain

Ticker: Pols want seafood in fed aid; Northeastern states form supply chain

Members of the all-Democratic Massachusetts congressional delegation are pushing to include East Coast seafood in purchasing agreements funded by the federal C [...] Read full article: Ticker: Pols want seafood in fed aid; No...→

The Latest: Northeastern states in US to form supply chain

- Northeastern states in the U.S. to form supply chain.... - Michigan’s governor says protesters “depicted some of the worst racism” in U.S. history. Read full article: The Latest: Northeastern states in US t...→

Cuomo: New York to create Northeast supply chain for coronavirus testing supplies

Cuomo: New York to create Northeast supply chain for coronavirus testing supplies

After working with neighboring states on coronavirus-related closing and reopening plans, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Sunday that New York will join with states fro [...] Read full article: Cuomo: New York to create Northeast supp...→

Local food organizations create Long Island City pantry, supply 2,000 western Queens families with fresh produce - amNewYork

BY Angélica Acevedo Two local food organizations, Queens Together and The Connected Chef, have partnered with Brighter Bites NYC to launch a new western Read full article: Local food organizations create Long Isl...→

Fake-Meat Startups Rake in Cash Amid Food Supply Worries

Fake-Meat Startups Rake in Cash Amid Food Supply Worries

With meat-processing workers falling victim to the coronavirus-resulting in shuttered plants and supply problems-Americans are starting to see poorly stocked a [...] Read full article: Fake-Meat Startups Rake in Cash Amid Foo...→

Democrats want to federalize the medical supply chain—what that would mean for coronavirus testing

Democrats want to federalize the medical supply chain—what that would mean for coronavirus testing

President Trump has so far declined to use his executive powers to increase domestic testing production for COVID-19, putting the brunt of the responsibility o [...] Read full article: Democrats want to federalize the medical...→

Coronavirus Latest: Fearful Shoppers Overbuying Meats In Bulk Putting Strain On Supply Chain

Coronavirus Latest: Fearful Shoppers Overbuying Meats In Bulk Putting Strain On Supply Chain

Nationwide, meat processing plants have struggled with sickness, employee attendance and supply chain disruption. Read full article: Coronavirus Latest: Fearful Shoppers Ove...→

Now Hiring: DHL Supply Chain Looking To Fill More Than 50 Jobs

Now Hiring: DHL Supply Chain Looking To Fill More Than 50 Jobs

Regional recruitment manager Art Rigg says the positions range from entry level order fillers to supervisor positions. Read full article: Now Hiring: DHL Supply Chain Looking To ...→

Tyson Foods processing plant in Kentucky the latest to close following reported coronavirus outbreak

Tyson Foods processing plant in Kentucky the latest to close following reported coronavirus outbreak

The facility, located in Robards, in Henderson County, will be closed for at least four days, per a statement from the plant's manager. Read full article: Tyson Foods processing plant in Kentucky...→

Coronavirus Questions: How Safe Is The Meat Supply Chain?

Coronavirus Questions: How Safe Is The Meat Supply Chain?

What does ‘non-conclusive’ mean regarding COVID-19 test results? – Karen, Facebook... An inconclusive test means it can’t confirm whether a patient is positive [...] Read full article: Coronavirus Questions: How Safe Is The M...→

Western Growers CEO says pandemic, restaurant shutdowns 'threw a grenade' into food supply chain

Western Growers CEO says pandemic, restaurant shutdowns 'threw a grenade' into food supply chain

Western Growers Association CEO Dave Puglia told “America’s Newsroom” Tuesday that the coronavirus pandemic has been a “difficult” challenge for farmers due to [...] Read full article: Western Growers CEO says pandemic, resta...→

CDC issues guidance for meat and poultry workers amid coronavirus outbreaks, food supply concerns

CDC issues guidance for meat and poultry workers amid coronavirus outbreaks, food supply concerns

Multiple outbreaks of COVID-19 and staffing shortages have forced some of the nation’s largest meat processing plants to temporarily close. Read full article: CDC issues guidance for meat and poultry...→

Minnesota Producers Euthanize Livestock; Food Supply Stable

Minnesota Producers Euthanize Livestock; Food Supply Stable

Producers are having to euthanize pigs and chickens because of decreased demand caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but Minnesota's food supply remains stable, Mi [...] Read full article: Minnesota Producers Euthanize Livestock;...→

Industry experts say that meat

Industry experts say that meat "supply chain is good" following warning from Tyson Foods that it is "breaking"

"Overall, people will still be able to find enough meat and poultry to take care of their families," one industry expert said. Read full article: Industry experts say that meat "supply c...→

Jared Kushner on securing US supply chain amid coronavirus: We can never rely on foreign supplies again

Jared Kushner on securing US supply chain amid coronavirus: We can never rely on foreign supplies again

The coronavirus pandemic brought to light the critical importance of securing U.S. supply chains to eliminate the long-time reliance on foreign governments, Wh [...] Read full article: Jared Kushner on securing US supply chai...→

Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as virus slams industry

Tyson Foods suspended operations Wednesday at an Iowa plant that is critical to the nation's pork supply but was blamed for fueling a massive coronavirus outbr [...] Read full article: Tyson Foods idles largest pork plant as ...→

Tyson Foods idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

Tyson Foods idles its largest pork plant after Iowa outbreak

Tyson Foods is suspending operations indefinitely at a large Iowa pork processing plant that was blamed for fueling a coronavirus outbreak in the community. Read full article: Tyson Foods idles its largest pork plant...→

Pittsburgh-area food bank expects supply to diminish in coming weeks: 'This really is unprecedented'

Pittsburgh-area food bank expects supply to diminish in coming weeks: 'This really is unprecedented'

Lisa Scales, CEO of the Greater Pittsburgh Community Food Bank, said on “Fox & Friends” on Monday that she has never experienced such a surge in demand for foo [...] Read full article: Pittsburgh-area food bank expects supply...→

Colorado farms face new worries as coronavirus threatens food supply

Colorado farms face new worries as coronavirus threatens food supply

The Colorado farms and ranches that produce our food are exempt from the state’s shutdown orders, but they haven’t been immune to the coronavirus pandemic’s gr [...] Read full article: Colorado farms face new worries as coron...→