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Tom Vilsack On The Pandemic, Groceries, And The American Supply Chain

Tom Vilsack speaks  after being nominated to be Agriculture Secretary by US President-elect Joe Biden, in Wilmington, Delaware.
Tom Vilsack speaks after being nominated to be Agriculture Secretary by US President-elect Joe Biden, in Wilmington, Delaware.

According to Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, the pandemic has “impacted every stage of our food supply chain.”

It’s a concern that’s shared by farmers, schools, and some of the country’s biggest retailers.

In fact, some of our biggest food producers are now telling grocers to cancel some planned promotions to avoid certain products disappearing quickly from store shelves.

It’s a headache for everyone. What can we address concerns over the squeeze on America’s food supply chain?   

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