“There are biological constraints to this and that’s why I would anticipate prices to stay high at least for some period of time,” said Trey Malone, an agriculture economist and professor at Michigan State University. “If you’re going to euthanize thousands of animals and it takes six months to raise a new one, obviously there’s going to be some type of delay or buffer in the supply chain.” … [Read more...] about US food prices see historic jump and are likely to stay high
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Minneapolis — The United States Postal Service will temporarily suspend service at its Powderhorn, Minehaha and Lake Street post offices, according to a report from KSTP News. Officials cited an "abundance of caution" after protests broke out in response to the death of George Floyd, who was killed Monday when a Minneapolis police officer knelt on his neck during an arrest. … [Read more...] about Service Suspended To 3 Minneapolis Post Offices Amid Protests
“So much has happened lately with COVID-19, and I think people really need to have fun right now and enjoy themselves,” said Clayton Talley, director of guest experience. “We’re glad that we can give people a great summer after everything that’s happened.” … [Read more...] about Katy’s Typhoon Texas reopens with safety protocols in place
Restaurants, too, were allowed to partially reopen this week at 50% capacity and with a 50-person limit if patrons are seated according to social distancing standards. The relaxation followed strict limits on restaurants to pick-up and delivery only in the first phase of a statewide health order that has since expired. … [Read more...] about Justice Department backs Colorado church suit against Polis
The Center for for Science in the Public Interest, a national nonprofit watchdog group that is the "organized voice of the American public on nutrition, food safety, health and other issues during a boom of consumer and environmental protection awareness," issued a plea to NBCUniversal to remove the Minions characters from the packaging of candy and other low-nutrition foods marketed to children. … [Read more...] about You Tell Us, Healdsburg: Should Minions Be Used to Sell Candy and Junk Food?