coronavirus

FoodService Director is working to track the unprecedented impacts of COVID-19 on the foodservice industry. See below for the latest updates, and to connect with other operators during this time, join the private Facebook group Coronavirus in the Food & Beverage Industry.

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SNA survey reveals how school districts are working to provide meals amid COVID-19 school closures

The survey showed that 1,211 respondents were either engaged in emergency meal and food assistance or were developing plans to feed students during coronavirus-related school closures.

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House passes bill to expand food programs for families impacted by COVID-19

The Families First Coronavirus Response Act will provide $1 billion in funding to food programs such as SNAP.

The president and health officials also asked citizens to avoid gatherings with more than 10 people, at home as well as outside.

K-12 operators are working to set up meal sites so students affected by COVID-19-related closures don’t miss out on meals.

College foodservice teams across the country are dealing with canceled classes, student evacuations and limited campus operations.

The foodservice provider to colleges, healthcare and other noncommercial operations is expanding benefits during the pandemic.

This year's winner will be revealed five months later than usual.

The escalation of the coronavirus pandemic has caused foodservice departments to make some changes.

The president aired a number of extraordinary economic measures last night in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Here are the ones that matter most to foodservice.

The Pandemic EBT Act would apply to families with children attending schools that are closed for at least five consecutive days.

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