Pyttipanna (Links for the Week of March 22, 2020)

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

Image: Washington State University Library

  • Farmers markets bid for “essential services” label during coronavirus quarantine
  • The ethics of ordering in and takeout while in self-isolation
  • How coronavirus may prove an extinction-level event for US restaurants
  • Coronavirus crisis brings to light distribution problems concerning the food supply
  • Chicagoland eatery throws in bog roll with every carryout order
  • If there’s no bread or toilet paper blame panic-buyers, not retailers
  • In a related story: UK food expert calls on grocers to ration during pandemic in order to reducce food insecurity
  • “Flatten the Curve”: a plague poem
  • Food-hoarding for dummies, brought to you by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints
  • British supermarkets may be required by law to publicize daily on-hand inventories under new coronavirus bill

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