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As the novel coronavirus continues to spread across Canada, officials are struggling to provide aid to those who have been impacted by the pandemic. And experts say organizations tasked with combating food insecurity are already feeling the strain as more and more people seek assistance.  How is the COVID-19 affecting those experiencing food insecurity? Are […]

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The powerful Central Land Council has called on governments to guarantee food supplies in Aboriginal communities during the coronavirus pandemic to stop Indigenous people defying stay home orders and travelling. They must also monitor the price of food items in remote community stores and come down hard on price gouging, says Joe Martin-Jard, chief executive […]

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Share this post Saint Lucian farmers are in a state of uncertainty after Prime Minister, Allen Chastanet’s announcement of a 24-hour island-wide shut down. According to the Prime Minister following the already imposed 8pm – 5am curfew, the island will shift into full shutdown mode from 5 a.m. tomorrow, Wednesday, April, 1st to 5 a.m. […]

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By: Bloomberg | Published: April 1, 2020 12:23:12 pm Panic buying at supermarkets and hoarding have raised fears over food supplies, and governments for their part are acutely aware that keeping everyone fed at affordable prices is crucial for political stability. Russia, Kazakhstan and Ukraine have already announced plans to limit wheat exports, and in […]

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MP on TT food security: too little, too late Oropouche West MP Vidia Gayadeen-Gopeesingh said in a press release on Tuesday that “too little, too late” would be cry when citizens face empty grocery and market shelves. Faced with questions on food security and local food production, she said, Agriculture Minister Clarence Rambharat spoke of […]

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The recently-formed Elanco Foundation has  pledged more than $700,000 to help fight rising food insecurity challenges due to the novel coronavirus outbreak. The funds will support organizations and food banks in communities across Elanco Animal Health’s (NYSE: ELAN) footprint, including Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana, the European Food Banks Federation and food banks in Winslow, […]

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