April 30, 2020

As COVID-19 continues to make its impact across industries, Dr. Gary Weber, senior director for food safety and contamination prevention at WorldAware, weighs in on how the crisis is affecting food and the supply chain in an article by CNBC.

"There are no real threats as much as supply chain adjustments, and certainly no shortage of food,” said Weber. U.S. dairy farmers are being forced to dump milk from a reduction in demand. "School lunch programs purchase a lot of milk, cheese, butter, and other products,” noted Weber.

“Reports of empty shelves are due to hoarding, shifts in eating patterns from restaurants to the home, students being at home during the day and eating lunches previously consumed at schools, and some supply chain adjustments that are underway,” Weber told CNBC. 


Read the full article at CNBC.