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A taste for travel? Finnair to sell plane food in shops

Finnish carrier Finnair will start selling business class airplane food in supermarkets in a move to keep its catering staff employed and to offer a taste of the airline experience to those missing flying in the COVID-19 times.

Spokane grocery stores end hazard pay for employees as virus cases rise

As coronavirus infections continue to increase in Spokane and North Idaho, virtually all area grocery stores have ended what had been called "hazard pay" for grocery store workers who were classified as essential employees and required to work during the pandemic.

Go grocery shopping every two weeks? You can – and without hoarding

Among the essential activities allowed during mandatory stay-at-home orders caused by the coronavirus pandemic is grocery shopping, but most experts agree residents should cut back on the number of trips they make to the store as part of their social-distancing strategy.

Instacart workers seek strike as jobs get busier, riskier

The possibility of a strike by some Instacart workers highlights the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on the grocery delivery business, where workers are worried about their safety as they try to meet a surge in demand for online groceries.

WIC foods still in stock at Spokane grocers as unemployment claims mount

Spokane has not seen the same kinds of shortages of milk, baby formula and fresh fruits and juice that were feared in other parts of the country as people stocked their pantries in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Recipients of low-income assistance rely on specific items being in stock for their WIC vouchers to work.