Empty shelves at grocery stores are fueling anxiety about food scarcity as people shelter in place to avoid spreading or contracting coronavirus. Despite this rising concern, growers and grocers are assuring citizens not to panic -- America won't run out of food. We look at how the food supply chain is holding up and what others are doing to provide more food for the people who need it.
How Growers and Grocers Are Keeping People Fed During a Pandemic
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A section of empty shelves at Northgate Gonzalez Market, a Hispanic specialty supermarket, on March 19, 2020 in Los Angeles, California. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)
Ronald Fong, president and CEO, California Grocers Association
Geoffrey Mohan, reporter, Los Angeles Times
Armando Elenes, secretary and treasurer, United Farm Workers