Coronavirus Update: California Ranchers Say Pandemic Straining Processing, Distribution Of BeefCalifornia is not likely to suffer a beef shortage as a result of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic but the industry's processing plants and distribution chain are already heavily strained, a group of cattle ranchers and grocers said Wednesday.
Tech Worker Crowdfunds, Buys Thousands Of KN95 Masks From China For CA HospitalsMark Linsey raised $130,000 and purchased 60,000 KN95 masks from China. The KN95 masks are almost identical to the N95 s and the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has authorized their use.
Stanford: Severe Shortage Of Type O Blood Prompts Plea For DonationsSaying supplies of Type O blood and blood products are critically low, officials at the Stanford Blood Center are appealing for donations of both O Positive and O Negative.
South Bay Mushroom Farmers Struggle To Fill JobsWhile the handful of farmers in the South Bay still in the business of growing mushrooms are producing tons of the edible fungi, they’re faced with the problem of not having enough people to pick the crops.
Holy Guacamole! Avocado Shortage Makes Prices Soar This Cinco De MayoGuacamole lovers could suffer sticker shock this Cinco de Mayo. An avocado shortage has pushed prices to record highs.
Lettuce Shortage Hits Bay Area Grocery StoresShoppers who are a big fans of salads, BLTs, or anything avocado are not going to be a fan of the latest news on fresh vegetable prices.
Avocado Shortage Sends Prices SoaringIf you are a guacamole lover, be prepared to dip deeper into your wallet as the price of avocado is skyrocketing.
Nationwide Teacher Shortage Leaves States Looking To Fill Thousands Of PositionsSchool districts around the country are looking to fill teaching positions as a shortage lingers well into the start of a new year.
iPhone 7 Shortage Piques Interest On Wall StreetFans searching for Apple’s (AAPL) iPhone 7 Plus will need not only $770 but patience, given the model is sold out globally. While that might disappoint consumers, Wall Street is getting interested.
Zika Virus Puts Blood Donors In Short Supply Before Usual Summer ShortageBlood centers are ramping up ahead of the usual summer shortage, but the Zika virus is cutting into the usual pool of donors.
Thanksgiving Turkey Shortage Due To Bird FluFresh turkeys may be hard to come by this Thanksgiving due to the bird flu.
Panda Express Replaces Egg With Corn In Fried Rice Recipe After Egg Shortage Pushes Prices HigherAn egg shortage pushing prices higher for restaurants is prompting Panda Express to substitute corn for eggs in their fried rice, and discontinue another menu item.
Overseas Glass Shortage Delaying Construction Of New San Francisco High-Rises Construction of the Bay Area’s newest skyscrapers has been hampered by delays costing millions of dollars. The delays are being blamed on a huge shortage of glass.
Oakland Hotel Room Shortage Could Lead To Construction BoomThere’s a shortage of hotel rooms in Oakland, but that could change if developers get approval for a number of construction projects.
California’s Tomato Harvest Defies Withering Drought Conditions; Breaks RecordsCalifornia farmers produced a record tomato crop this year, even in the face of a withering drought.