It’s all over the news and we can’t avoid it if we tried, everyone is talking about it. The Coronavirus disease, (COVID-19). Painful to watch how this is affecting our economy, uncertain at this point how long or how much impact this will have, and to be honest with you, I’m not sure how much of this I want to take on either.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
While doing research, I discovered many aspects of our industry are addressing the issue so rather than me giving you my uneducated opinion and researching this for hours, below is information shared by the different segments within our focus.
American Culinary Federation
Cactus IFT update for Suppliers’ Night Tuesday, March 31st.
Food Safety News
- Coronavirus stops FDA from conducting foreign food safety inspections
- Some food safety event producers in holding patterns as concerns about coronavirus spread
Institute of Food Technologists
National Restaurant Association
Stay informed, wash your hands, reduce the spread of germs, and continue to support local business.