The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has announced a new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program to assist farmers, ranchers, and consumers in response to COVID-19. The $19 billion relief program is meant to help maintain the integrity of the U.S. food supply chain.
See USDA's Plans to Help U.S. Farmers, Ranchers, and Consumers
Can a person become sick with COVID-19 from food? Are foods imported from China and other countries at risk of spreading the disease? See USDA’s answers to the food industry’s most pressing questions.
See USDA’s Resource Page on COVID-19 and Food Safety
FDA, in conjunction with the U.S. Department of Agriculture, has provided recommendations to address shortages of personal protective equipment, cloth face coverings, disinfectants, and sanitation supplies in the food and agriculture industry in order to help maintain employee safety, continuity of the food supply, food safety, and employee/consumer confidence.
See FDA and USDA's Recommendations for the Food and Agriculture Sector