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March 24, 2020 - Harrisburg, PA

Secretary of Agriculture on Food Supply and Hoarding: It's Hurting Pennsylvania's Food Banks

Agriculture Secretary Russell Redding today urged Pennsylvanians to return to their normal shopping habits to allow the supply chain to recover and allow enough essentials for all. Over-purchasing impacts the food system, particularly the charitable food system that's currently working overtime to meet increased demands as thousands of Pennsylvanians are finding themselves out of work as a result of necessary COVID-19 mitigation efforts.