How COVID is Affecting U.S. Food Supply Chain

June 18, 2020 — When the coronavirus pandemic started, People not only apprehensive about getting sick, but had been alarmed by depleted grocery shelves, predictions of food shortages, meat plant shutdowns, and headlines about offer chains breaking. Numerous months into the pandemic, the U.S. food offer has taken its hits but stays undaunted.

All people bare shelves? “They had been extraordinary, but not emblematic,” says Daniel Sumner, PhD, a distinguished professor of agricultural and resource economics at the College of California, Davis. Early on, panicked individuals raced to stockpile canned products, rice, dried beans, and other staples, creating eerie impressions

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