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Top Stories from Food Processing, March 23-27, 2020

March 27, 2020
As we enter the final week of March, we take a look at the headlines that consumed our week.

It's another week and another round of coronavirus impacts. On Monday, Cornell University announced it was offering live Q&A call-ins for food processors. Meanwhile, consumers have taken to comfort food during troubled times, which has been reflected in the sales figures we reported on earlier this week

Coronavirus is also impacting the production lines, at least as far as this story about a poultry plant in Georgia is concerned. in other production news, distilleries and breweries are stepping up to help in the effort to produce sanitizer. 

In not-as-coronavirus-specific news, online grocery shopping huge uptick  while the USDA proposed a 'Healthy" label rulePlant-based food sales were up 11.4% and the Dairy Farmers of America are no longer the favored bidder for Dean Foods

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