PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — It started with toilet paper. Then frozen fruits and veggies. Then dairy products and meat. The coronavirus put a pinch on food supplies here in the United States.
As it turns out, however, the pandemic is only a symptom of a much larger problem.
In this podcast from our archives, KOIN Digital Reporter Hannah Ray Lambert and KOIN Podcast Network Executive Producer Ian Costello take an in-depth look at the food supply chain to find out why the problems we’re seeing now may have actually started in the mid 1980s.