Continuing Coverage for Foodservice Supply Chain


March 31, 2020

FDA Provides Restaurants and Food Manufacturers Flexibility on Nutrition Labeling of Certain Packaged Foods

For restaurants that wish to sell packaged food to consumers directly, or to other businesses for sale to consumers, the FDA does not intend to object if guidelines are followed.

March 30, 2020

5 Things to Know About the New Coronavirus Paid Leave Law

Many employers already thrown into operational crises due to scaled-back consumer demand, revenue and operations, are scrambling to implement the FFCRA's emergency leave protections by its effective date, April 1, 2020.

Is a Food crises Looming?

Price spikes could be coming for meat and perishable commodities with global implications.

March 26, 2020

Reusable Bag Bans and Plastic Bag Suspensions List
Click here for the latest list from the Bag Alliance 

Coronavirus Pandemic is Whipsawing the Trucking Industry
Drivers as well are facing new difficulties, including closed roadside eateries and customers wary of letting them in.


March 25, 2020

Special Alert:  Temporary Allowances for Labels Going to Retail

FSIS Announces Temporary Allowances for Foodservice Labels Going to Retail.

Cargill & Tyson Flex To Sudden Demand Shift
“We are making decisions by the hour”.

Distributors Implement Pandemic Planning Protocols
Here's how U.S. Foods and Sysco are dealing with coronavirus.

Lack of Traffic is Accelerating Freight
If there’s a silver lining, less cars on the road are allowing trucks to get freight moved faster.


March 24, 2020

Foodservice Distributors Connect Retailers, Wholesalers to Distribute Excess Food

“If we can think in terms of partnerships and problem solving, we can get through this together.”

Will JIT Inventory Management Have to Change?
Food sellers in the U.S. spent years making their supply chains efficient. Then a pandemic hit, and the strategy backfired.

Restaurants Pivot to Meal Kits and Groceries
Dining rooms are closed and Operators are adjusting at unprecedented pace.

Cold Chain Stays Steady as Demand Heats Up
Some food producers have adjusted production lines to the new normal, warehouses request regulatory help to continue battling disruption.

Author: Supply Chain Scene