Volunteers cook food for Covid-19 patients after resurgence of cases in Thailand

Volunteers cook <a href="" data-internallinksmanager029f6b8e52c="1" title="food">food</a> for Covid-19 patients after resurgence of cases in Thailand

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Volunteers were cooking meals for Covid-19 patients today (April 23) amid a resurgence in cases in Bangkok, Thailand. The Ruamkatanyu foundation has deployed their rescue volunteers to make 3,000 boxes of meals to send to three field hospitals in Bangkok and Pathum Thani that have been detaining anyone who tests positive for the virus since April 20. The volunteers began the process at 9am using giant frying pans to make stir-fried meat and vegetables served with rice, which was cooked in enormous multi-tiered steamers. The movement gained support from Suksan Kittisupakorn, director of the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration’s Medical

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Over sourdough? Here are five cooking projects to take on during year two of COVID-19

If you’ve spent the majority of your time at home over the past year, it’s likely you’ve started a coronavirus project. What’s even more likely is that your project is making sourdough bread. The pandemic’s lockdown spurred a 2020 baking craze, which in turn led to flour and yeast shortages, and the resulting media attention brought on even more excited bakers. Home bakers turned sourdough tutorials into their side hustles, and celebrities also got in on the baking craze. On FoodPrint — a website focused on the entire food system — our primer on making the fermented dough and ways to use the discarded portions quickly became one of our top viewed posts after we published it last year.

Which is all to say, sourdough is kind of old news. Unfortunately, COVID-19 isn’t. Despite the rise in vaccination and decreased infections, experts suggest limiting activities outside of home to

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Foodshare is working to address hunger and food insecurity during COVID-19

COVID-19 has had unprecedented effects on countless individuals and industries nationwide.  

With many Americans losing their jobs overnight as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, people found themselves and their families suddenly falling under the food insecure umbrella and in need of assistance.  

“Everything’s changed because of COVID-19 and food banking is definitely one of many industries that had to change overnight,” Jason Jakubowski, president and CEO of Foodshare, said. 

Foodshare is the regional food bank serving Hartford and Tolland counties and works toward increasing access to nutritious food and resources that help support food security. During a panel titled “Food Access and Justice,” organized by Planting Our Roots, a collaborative initiative between various UConn student organizations, Jakubowski said that Foodshare has seen exponential growth in the number of meals and food they are distributing during the coronavirus pandemic, but they are also spending more money than ever before. Thanks

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Lawsuit says Tyson Foods misled shareholders about COVID-19 protocols

NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. meat and poultry processor Tyson Foods Inc was sued on Tuesday for allegedly defrauding shareholders with misleading disclosures about its ability to combat the spread of the coronavirus in its facilities.

FILE PHOTO: Fog shrouds the Tyson slaughterhouse in Burbank, Washington December 26, 2013. REUTERS/Ross Courtney/File Photo

The lawsuit, which seeks class-action status, was filed in Brooklyn federal court by Mingxue Guo, who lives in Canada, and seeks unspecified damages for Tyson shareholders from March 13 to Dec. 15, 2020.

It followed a Dec. 15 letter from New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that asked the regulator to investigate Tyson’s health and safety disclosures to investors, which include the $229 billion New York City Retirement Systems.

Tyson’s share price fell 2.2% on Dec. 15 and 8.5% over five trading days after Stringer accused the company of “flagrantly misrepresenting

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