“Their incongruent experiences underscore how America’s highly specialized and inflexible retail and foodservice supply chains are contributing to food shortages and waste.” Reuters: Here’s why you can’t find frozen fries, while U.S. farmers are sitting on tons of potatoes. (That sounds a little uncomfortable.)

+ Bloomberg: “A wave of shutdowns at some of North America’s largest meat plants is starting to force hog producers to dispose of their animals in the latest cruel blow to food supplies.” (“Dispose” of their animals in a cruel blow to … humans’ supply chain. Is it any wonder animals gave us a virus?)

+ WaPo on the big story. How does the government get the extra food to the people who are, at this very moment, lined up waiting for something to eat? Full fields, empty fridges.