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Food, glorious food

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This week we take a little sung but critical part of the supply chain: Food. For most of the last few decades, few in the West have thought hard about the overall food supply chain and the last 30 years have been marked by abundance, although often with heavy pressure on producers to cut costs. COVID-19 has put the spotlight back onto it and it our food supply chains may need a drastic rethink …

Coronavirus broke the global food supply chain. It may never recover. [Wired]

Food Distribution 101: What Happens When the Food Supply Is Disrupted by a Pandemic. [Eater]

How coronavirus is disrupting food supply chain in US. [Al Jazeera]

How Strong Is The Food Supply Chain? [wbur]

Concerns over US meat supply chain following plant closures. [Globalmeatnews.com]

Behind the Scenes of Britain's Food Supply. [Vice]

Fresh produce goes to waste as coronavirus wrecks supply chains. [The Hill]

4 Ways Technology Is Helping the Food Supply Chain During COVID-19. [Innovation & Tech Today]

Anxiety among ranchers 'higher than BSE' as COVID-19 slows work at meat-packing plants. [Calgary Herald]

U.S. Food Supply Chain Is Strained as Virus Spreads. [New York Times]

Attend the Supply Chain: Europe summit to hear from experts about how they are making their supply chains more resilient.

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