The coronavirus pandemic: What are the latest developments? Globally, food safety and security are top concerns for consumers.

According to a study done by the Mars Global Food Safety CenterAccording to the survey, 73% of adults in America, China, and the UK believe COVID-19 could adversely affect the viability and safety of the global food supply chain that many of us have grown to expect. Almost as many (71%) believe that people’s access will be affected worldwide by COVID-19.

Doubt this? “New food safety threats, like those posed by COVID-19, are constantly emerging through a combination of factors including global warming, increased globalization of trade, and changes in agriculture practices and food production,”David Crean is chief science officer at MarsIt is a non-profit organization that aims to improve food safety and to create new technological insights.

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