COVID-19 Resources

COVID-19 Resources

NABC has established this webpage to help you navigate the COVID-19 situation and what it means to your business and the industry.  See below for links to the latest information and resources.

HELPFUL LINKS

About the Virus

    1. Key Facts about COVID-19 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    2. Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    3. Frequently Asked Questions about COVID-19 by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    4. COVID-19 Global Cases Dashboard by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University

Supply Chain Implications

  • Farming/Growing
    1. Coronavirus and Drinking Water and Wastewater by the United States Environmental Protection Agency
    2. Pesticides: Disinfectants for Use Against SARS-CoV-2 by the United States Environmental Protection Agency
  • Transportation and Distribution
    1. COVID-19 FAQ for Foodservice: Receiving and Food Packaging by North Carolina State University
    2. COVID-19 FAQ for Grocery Stores: Receiving and Food Packaging by North Carolina State University
  • Point of Purchase
    1. Best Practices for Retail Food Stores, Restaurants, and Food Pick-Up/Delivery Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic by U.S. Food and Drug Administration
    2. COVID-19 FAQ for Grocery Stores: General Questions and Employee Health by North Carolina State University
    3. COVID-19 FAQ for Foodservice: General Questions and Employee Health by North Carolina State University
    4. COVID-19 Food Safety FAQ for Takeout by North Carolina State University
    5. Handling COVID-19 at Farmers’ Markets by North Carolina State University
    6. Handling COVID-19 at U-Pick Farms by North Carolina State University
    7. Handling COVID-19 at Community Gardens by North Carolina State University
    8. COVID-19 Impact by FoodMinds and the North American Blueberry Council
    9. Berry Category Weekly Volume and Pricing Trends at Retail w/e 4.18 by FoodMinds and the North American Blueberry Council

Consumer Food Safety at Home

    1. COVID-19 and Food Safety FAQ by North Carolina State University
    2. COVID-19 and Food Safety FAQ: Shopping and Handling Groceries by North Carolina State University
    3. Preventing the Spread of Coronavirus Disease 2019 in Homes and Residential Communities by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
    4. Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources by the Produce For Better Health Foundation

EXPERT ASSISTANCE

If you’re experiencing any issues with supply chain/moving food/transportation, contact FEMA at NBEOC@fema.dhs.gov. This is a 24/7 operation of the National Business Emergency Operations Center. They will direct your inquiry to the proper party.

If you have questions for USDA about H-2A Visa processing, email aglabor@usda.gov.

If you have questions about food safety and COVID-19, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition is accepting submissions here.

NABC COVID-19 NEWSLETTER

For the full archive of COVID-19 Daily News Reports from NABC, view here.

STAY IN TOUCH

Do you have other thoughts, questions, ideas or concerns? Tell us how NABC can help. Reach out to info@nabcblues.org – we’d love to hear from you.