Michael Flood

president and CEO of the LA Regional Food Bank

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President of the Los Angeles Regional Foodbank

Michael Flood on KCRW

With inflation and supply chain disruption, it’s tougher for some food banks to stock certain items. They’ve already seen an enormous surge in demand during the pandemic.

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Millions of Americans are in need of food during this pandemic. The LA Regional Food Bank has seen record demand in the last month.

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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America's ability to produce food is one of the major achievements of modern science and industry. It's almost too successful, as no less than 40% -- almost half — is wasted.

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America's ability to produce food is one of the major achievements of modern science and industry. It's almost too successful, as no less than 40% -- almost half — is wasted.

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