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Yesenia Ortiz works at a grocery store in Greensboro, N.C. She says she wishes she would get paid more during the pandemic because of the extra level of risk to which she is exposed.
People load their vehicles with boxes of food at a Los Angeles Regional Food Bank earlier this month in Los Angeles. Food banks across the United States are seeing numbers and people they have never seen before amid unprecedented unemployment from the COVID-19 outbreak.
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Bartolomé Perez of Los Angeles has cooked at McDonald's for 30 years. He helped stage a walkout at his restaurant in April after a coworker tested positive for COVID-19.
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A farmer leads dairy cows from the pasture to the milking barn at a creamery in Gallipolis, Ohio. The USDA launched a $3 billion plan to distribute food to families, called the Farmers to Family Food Box Program.
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As sales to restaurant clients dried up, oyster farmer Peter Stein had to adapt or perish. Now, he's delivering oysters directly to individual customers — doing about 20% of his usual business.
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Large numbers of customers celebrate Mother's Day at C&C Coffee and Kitchen in Castle Rock, Colo., after the restaurant opened its dining room in defiance of state orders.
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Cooks work in the kitchen of the Paul Bocuse's restaurant "L'auberge du Pont de Collonges" on the eve of the official reopening after renovation works, on Jan. 23, in Collonges-au-Mont-d'Or near Lyon, southeastern France.
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