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.
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.