Forbes 22 May 2020

Inside America's Food Supply Chain Under Covid-19


Under the Covid-19 pandemic, America's food supply chain is experiencing disruption. Because the chain relies predominantly on human labor, the supply chain is at risk because its workers are at risk. Take a look inside the different parts of the industry that have been affected.

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Erinn Tucker, Faculty Director and Associate Professor of the Practice
Global Hospitality Leadership at Georgetown University, talk about the struggle Shanghai's street-food vendors have faced under COVID-19 restrictions.
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