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Sizzler USA has filed for bankruptcy as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and related restrictions. Here, drivers pass a closed Sizzler restaurant in Montebello, Calif. Frederic J. Brown/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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A worker pushes a cart past refrigerators at a Home Depot in Boston in January, before the coronavirus pandemic threw a monkey wrench into the supply and demand of major appliances. Steven Senne/AP hide caption

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Why It's So Hard To Buy A New Refrigerator These Days

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A shopper enters a DSW store in New York City. DSW is partnering with Hy-Vee, a Midwest supermarket chain, to offer shoes in grocery stores. Nina Westervelt/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Before massive wildfires broke out in California, farmworkers already had to take extra precautions for COVID-19. Now they must worry about dangerous air from wildfires. In this photo, farmworkers arrive early in the morning to begin harvesting on April 28 in Greenfield, Calif. Brent Stirton/Getty Images hide caption

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Wildfires Make Dangerous Air For Farmworkers: 'It's Like You Can't Breathe'

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A person buys soda at a convenience store in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, on April 13. The country has high levels of obesity and medical conditions that health authorities warn are related to a diet high in soda and processed foods. Mauricio Palos/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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'We Had To Take Action': States In Mexico Move To Ban Junk Food Sales To Minors

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Sidewalk seating has helped boost the sales numbers at Bierwax, a beer and vinyl record bar in Brooklyn, to pre-COVID sales numbers. Camille Petersen/NPR hide caption

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Indoor Dining Returns To NYC But Restaurants Face Uncertain Fall And Winter

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'Our Lady Of Perpetual Hunger' Is A Savory Memoir Of Food, Work And Love

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StateFairToGo.com delivers meal kits for those who are missing state fair food this year amid closures due to the coronavirus pandemic. MsNancy/E+/Getty Images hide caption

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As State Fairs Cancel Events, Fair Food Can Still Be On Fans' Menus

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Boston Pub Struggles To Stay In Business As Other Establishments Stay Closed

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'Children Are Going Hungry': Why Schools Are Struggling To Feed Students

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Farmers check coffee beans handpicked at their farm located in Forquilha do Rio, municipality of Dores do Rio Preto, Espirito Santo, Brazil. Mauro Pimentel/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Coffee Keeps Its Mojo: Producers Overcome Pandemic Obstacles

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Cooked lobsters are seen in Bernard, Maine. The U.S. lobster industry has been at a competitive disadvantage in Europe ever since Canada struck its own trade deal with the European Union three years ago. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Monica Muthuma has been selling fruits, vegetables and dawa for five years at this stand. Since the pandemic began peaking in Kenya, she says, her ginger-infused drink has taken center stage at her store. Eyder Peralta/ NPR hide caption

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Looking For A Comfort Drink For The Pandemic? Kenyans Love Their Fruity, Gingery Dawa

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People dine under red umbrellas outside Via Carota restaurant in New York City's West Village. As the city continues to reopen, it is allowing restaurants to expand outdoors. Rob Kim/Getty Images hide caption

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NYC Restaurants Spill Out Onto The Asphalt To Stay In Business

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Wiley James, 10, prepares a meal as part of an online cooking camp run by a chef in Austin, Texas. Ben James/NPR hide caption

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A Cooking Camp Chef's Recipe For Remote Education: Make It Ambitious

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Buyers in the early days of the pandemic emptied grocery store shelves of beans and legumes. Those in the throes of "bean remorse" are trying to figure out how to put their stockpiles to use. Matthew Mead/AP hide caption

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Sourdough Is A Social Media Star — But Those Beans Would Look Great On Instagram

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