Pyttipanna (Links for the Week of April 7, 2020)

Pyttipanna: Swedish for “small pieces in a pan.”

Image: U.S. National Archives

  • Doubt whether boost in wages by food manufacturers during pandemic fairly reflects risks faced by workers earning those wages
  • Against “food bullying
  • Teachable moment: Pandemic-inspired panic-buying food shortages at supermarkets offer bourgie taste of food insecurity felt by the poor
  • Coronavirus-related food shortages are really just food maldistribution
  • Profile of the godmother of Ethiopean cuisine in America
  • Food now rotting in the fields, thanks to COVID-19
  • Meat and just: Eating cats and dogs now officially a no-no in one Chinese city
  • In related news: Lab-grown beef makes big strides in passing for the real McCoy
  • Aussies self-isolating in the bush can order pizza delivered by airplane
  • Bats were just the beginning: Food-safety experts war of “looming zoonotic pandemic”

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