Surge In Meal Kit Demand Boosts Hiring At Blue Apron East Bay Fulfillment CenterTo meet a surge in demand from consumers stuck at home, Blue Apron has hired more than 300 people at its fulfillment centers which include a facility on Regatta Blvd. in Richmond.
Coronavirus Update: Concerns Raised Over Meat Supply Chain After Processing Plant OutbreaksThere are new concerns these days about the security of the nation’s food supply chain. Last week, several major meat processors closed their doors due to coronavirus infections among workers, affecting people all across the country.
Coronavirus Update: California To Provide Supplemental Paid Sick Leave For Food Sector WorkersGov. Gavin Newsom announced on Thursday that he had signed an executive order to provide supplemental paid sick leave for frontline workers in the state's food sector impacted by the coronavirus emergency.
California Farmworkers Essential to U.S. Food Supply During Growing Coronavirus CrisisWorking from home for farmers means getting out in the field, operating as essential businesses in the heart of California's Central Valley, supplying food to much of the U.S. even as schools, restaurants and stores have closed because of the coronavirus.