For the first time in generations, Americans are looking at their own food supply with concern. Empty shelves at supermarkets, stories of farmers plowing under their crops and higher prices for some foods at checkout have all served to startle us out of complacency.
Americans are staring down an unprecedented crisis. We've already lost more than 71,000 of our fellow citizens. Millions of families live in fear and uncertainty every second. And large swaths of our workforce are losing their jobs each week.