Perhaps the Congressman, if had some common sense, would have understood prior given the recent nature of the outbreak that markets are probably cuatious about its re-introduction and aware that customers are equally cautious.
Supermarkets are in the market to make money. The educated guess is that consumers are not ready for the product, and they don't want to lose money carrying a product that won't sell.
I'm dying for some baby spinach right now. One of my favorite foods on the planet.