Due to COVID-19, farmers nationwide are tossing tons of eggs, dumping thousands of gallons of milk into manure pits, and plowing under fresh vegetables. Coronavirus outbreaks have led grocery stores and meat production plants to shut down.
Food waste during COVID-19
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Tossed crops, dumped milk: Coronavirus disrupts US food supply
Several meat production plants have shut down recently because of COVID-19 outbreaks among workers. In South Dakota, more than 200 workers at a pork plant got sick.
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Facing record demand, LA Regional Food Bank donates millions of pounds each week
Millions of Americans are in need of food during this pandemic. The LA Regional Food Bank has seen record demand in the last month.
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Filming on iPhones, stuffed animals as props: Stay-at-home orders change late-night TV
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