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A Texas man claiming that he paid someone to intentionally infect grocery shoppers with coronavirus has been arrested by the FBI.
Christopher Perez is facing one count of false information and hoaxes related to weapons of mass destruction in connection with the incident, News 4 reported.
Washington Post reporter Darran Simon was found dead in his apartment Thursday, according to a memo sent by one the newspaper’s top editors.
No cause of death has been announced.
Simon, who covered D.C. government and politics, had recently joined the newspaper, after working as a senior news writer...
To boom or not to boom.
Medical experts throughout the city are divided on whether or not the nation’s war with coronavirus will result in another baby boom now that couples have nowhere to go.
NYU-educated dermatologist Dr. Kenneth Mark, a self-described optimist who has a 10-month old baby and...
Tempers are getting short. Supplies of ground beef even shorter. People are looking into each other's shopping carts. Is that guy really going to use all four cans of chickpeas? That's a lot of emergency hummus.
But maybe a little supermarket paranoia is warranted after all.
A month ago, as the economy began to shut down and Americans started hoarding canned goods and other foods out of fear of shortages, industry giants offered assurance there was plenty of food and no reason for worry.
Yet availability remains spotty around the country, some shelves stocked and others empty, with Americans having particular difficulty locating all-purpose flour, yeast and beef.
And even as the industry rushes to get distribution problems smoothed out, other red flags are emerging. JBS, the world's top meat company, shuttered its beef facility in Greeley, Colorado, this week because of a coronavirus outbreak. In South Dakota, more than 300 workers at a Smithfield Foods pork processing plant tested positive for the virus, shutting the plant down.
The closure of the latter plant, which accounts for 5% of the nation's pork production, is "pushing our country perilously close to the edge in terms of our meat supply," said Kenneth Sullivan, president and chief executive of Smithfield.
Experts agree there is no aggregate shortage of food or other retail items offered at the supermarket. But many factors are causing product deficits in particular regions and in particular stores.
The biggest is that while about half of American expenditures for food used to be at restaurants and other such establishments, now almost all meals are being made in the home kitchen, so a distribution system that was built to supply restaurants with bulk items is struggling to adapt to far smaller packaging for...
In vino vertigo.
Martha Stewart admitted on Tuesday that she had been hitting the bottle two days earlier when she wrote an incomprehensible Instagram post about baby chickens.
Responding to The Best Little Hen House In Texas’ post about fast-growing poultry, a semi-snockered Stewart chimed in...
A Wisconsin teen is suing sheriff’s officials who allegedly ordered her to delete an Instagram post about her suspected coronavirus infection because school officials didn’t believe her.
The lawsuit filed in federal court Thursday on behalf of Amyiah Cohoon and her parents, Richard and Angela,...