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Avian Flu Outbreak Leads to Rising Egg Prices

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Avian Flu Outbreak Leads to Rising Egg Prices

Avian Flu Outbreak Leads to Rising Egg Prices

Avian Flu, Outbreak Leads to, Rising Egg Prices.

ABC reports that consumers can expect eggs to be the latest grocery store product to surge in price amid a nationwide outbreak of bird flu.

ABC reports that consumers can expect eggs to be the latest grocery store product to surge in price amid a nationwide outbreak of bird flu.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, 21 states have confirmed cases of avian influenza.

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, 21 states have confirmed cases of avian influenza.

The USDA states that over 17 million birds have already died as a result of the outbreak.

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As a result, prices are expected to spike as the nation heads into the Easter and Passover season.

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Hormel Foods, the parent company of Jennie-O Turkey Store, addressed the predicted impact on the nation's supply of poultry.

Jennie-O Turkey Store has been preparing for this situation and took extensive precautions to protect the health of the turkeys in its supply chain, Statement from Jennie-O Turkey Store, via ABC.

Jennie-O Turkey Store will continue to work with the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Minnesota Board of Animal Health, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, as well as poultry industry associations on this issue, Statement from Jennie-O Turkey Store, via ABC.

Jennie-O Turkey Store will continue to work with the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, Minnesota Board of Animal Health, Minnesota Department of Agriculture, as well as poultry industry associations on this issue, Statement from Jennie-O Turkey Store, via ABC.

USDA and the National Turkey Federation are monitoring and responding to the situation and remind consumers that HPAI does not pose a food safety concern, Statement from Jennie-O Turkey Store, via ABC.

USDA and the National Turkey Federation are monitoring and responding to the situation and remind consumers that HPAI does not pose a food safety concern, Statement from Jennie-O Turkey Store, via ABC.

ABC reports that eggs now average $2.88 per dozen, already up 52% since the first case of avian flu was confirmed in February.

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According to ABC, despite rising prices, industry analysts are not concerned about shortages as many grocers have purchased extra stock in preparation for spring holidays.


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