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The Food Systems in the Era of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Crisis

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Research & Innovation Department, Galanakis Laboratories, 73131 Chania, Greece
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College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh 11451, Saudi Arabia
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Food Waste Recovery Group, ISEKI Food Association, 1190 Vienna, Austria
Foods 2020, 9(4), 523; https://doi.org/10.3390/foods9040523
Received: 1 April 2020 / Revised: 14 April 2020 / Accepted: 15 April 2020 / Published: 22 April 2020
(This article belongs to the Section Food Security and Sustainability)
The World Health Organization (WHO) declared the outbreak of coronavirus disease (COVID-19, broadly referred to as “coronavirus”) a global pandemic, while thousands of infections and deaths are reported daily. The current article explores the food systems in the era of the COVID-19 pandemic crisis. It provides insights about the properties of bioactive ingredients of foods and herbs for the support of the human immune system against infections before discussing the possibility of COVID-19 transmission through the food chain. It also highlights the global food security issues arising from the fact that one-third of the world’s population is on lockdown. Finally, it underlines the importance of sustainability in the food chain in order to avoid or reduce the frequency of relevant food and health crises in the future. View Full-Text
Keywords: COVID-19; vitamins; food safety; food security; food waste; sustainability COVID-19; vitamins; food safety; food security; food waste; sustainability
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Galanakis, C.M. The Food Systems in the Era of the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic Crisis. Foods 2020, 9, 523.

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