B.C. residents urged not to panic-buy as bare shelves fuel food security angst

B.C. residents urged not to panic-buy as bare shelves fuel food security angst


Provincial leaders are urging British Columbians not to hoard food and groceries as disruptions to B.C.’s farm industry and supply chains from historic rain and flooding fuels angst amid consumers.

Scenes of empty grocery store shelves in Hope, Chilliwack and the Okanagan prompted B.C. Premier John Horgan to issue calls to residents to refrain from panic-buying.

B.C. residents urged not to panic-buy as bare shelves fuel food security angst

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  1. Panic Buy??? At this point in history one would think folks would have realized that the final chain in the supply line link is not the “store”, but rather your own home pantry/freezer/shelves.

    Even in a small apartment space, one could easily have 2-4 weeks of backup food stored and secured. Ideally each of use should shoot for several months of dry storage resilience.

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