David Yaffe-Bellany

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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.

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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Climate change is threatening the supply of avocados. So scientists in Mexico and the U.S. have now mapped the DNA of several popular varieties of avocados, include Hass.

Engineering avocados that withstand global warming

Climate change is threatening the supply of avocados. So scientists in Mexico and the U.S. have now mapped the DNA of several popular varieties of avocados, include Hass.

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