Even amid the coronavirus outbreak, there is 'plenty of food' in the U.S.

Sales at some Long Island supermarkets have increased up to 300%, leaving some people worried that food might soon be in short supply.

"This is like a pre-snowstorm surge that's now in its 25th day," said one food industry executive.

But are there actually widespread shortages of food?


Despite some empty supermarket shelves during the ramped-up sales ...

... the issues LIers are seeing are a result of staffing shortages and logistical issues, such as distribution hurdles and a lack of storage — NOT lack of food.

Executives say the volume (and safety) of food should NOT be a concern.

What are supermarkets seeing and what are they doing about it?