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Coronavirus

Food-sharing services come to rescue eateries in Japan

Restaurants and farms bring food directly to consumers before it goes to waste

The number of items offered by the Tabete food-sharing service roughly doubled between February and March as more people stay home amid the spread of the coronavirus.

TOKYO -- With more people staying home to prevent the spread of the new coronavirus, restaurants, grocery stores and farms selling to tourists are all struggling with unsold items.

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