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Category Archives: Food and Nutrition

CDC releases shortened version of re-opening guidelines

Axios: “The CDC finally released long-delayed reopening guidance for schools, workplaces, camps, childcare centers, mass transit, and bars and restaurants.

  • The six one-page “decision tool” documents use traffic signs and other graphics to tell organizations what they should consider before reopening.
  • The CDC planned a document for churches, but that wasn’t posted, AP reports. The White House raised concerns about recommended restrictions.

See the checklists:

  1. Restaurants and bars
  2. Workplaces
  3. Child care
  4. Schools
  5. Youth programs and camps
  6. Mass transit

How our favorite pastimes will change in post COVID-19 world

Morning Consult Analysis – “The coronavirus outbreak has separated many Americans from their typical pastimes, relegating people to their homes during any free time they may have. With this, certain pastimes are seeing new life. But how likely is it that consumers will continue to enjoy these pastimes post-pandemic, and which ones are just temporary… Continue Reading

Changes in Grocery Shopping Habits During COVID-19

C+R Research: “With social distancing guidelines and shelter-in-place orders being implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the way consumers shop for their groceries has changed. In order to limit contact, many are taking precautions such as ordering groceries through delivery apps or making less trips to the grocery store. From March 27 to March 28,… Continue Reading

2020 Global Report on Food Crises

“The 2020 edition of The Global Report on Food Crises describes the scale of acute hunger in the world. It provides an analysis of the drivers that are contributing to food crises across the globe, and examines how the COVID-19 pandemic might contribute to their perpetuation or deterioration. The report is produced by the Global… Continue Reading

Shopping for Food During the COVID-19 Pandemic

US FDA Information for Consumers – note / this is guide with recommendations – “As grocery shopping remains a necessity during this pandemic, many people have questions about how to shop safely. We want to reassure consumers that there is currently no evidence of human or animal food or food packaging being associated with transmission… Continue Reading

Open Source Cookbook

Open Source Cookbook – “Open source recipes to be used in a quarantine during a global pandemic – This cookbook is meant to be an open source toolkit that everyone and anyone can access during a time of heightened need. There are recipes from chefs, line cooks, home cooks, mothers, fathers, nonnas, popo’s and everyday… Continue Reading

Soothe Yourself With These Zoo and Pasta Making Livestreams

The Cut: “It’s all very upsetting. Just, all of it. With wave after wave of acutely unsettling coronavirus information assaulting your eyeballs every time you look at a screen — which I bet you’re doing more often than usual, given that self-isolation is limiting in terms of available activities — it is good, I think,… Continue Reading

Most Americans Say Coronavirus Outbreak Has Impacted Their Lives

More than half have prayed for an end to the virus’s spread – “As the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases continues to rise and schools, workplaces and public gathering spaces across the United States remain closed, a new Pew Research Center survey finds that the coronavirus outbreak is having profound impacts on the personal lives… Continue Reading