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Here Are the Groceries You Might Be Missing On Store Shelves

Food shortages at your local supermarket are about to be a new normal—if they aren’t already. “Current shortages result from a combination of increased demand—USDA data shows that demand for foods is up 13% versus last year—and tightening supply,” Xavier Naville, author of The Lettuce Diaries: How A Frenchman Found Gold Growing Vegetables In China, food processing company founder and executive and strategy coach explained to Parade. “Depending on categories, tightening supply can come from adverse climate conditions: for example, Canada’s harvest of durum wheat used in pasta is down 30% compared to last year; or it can be because many food factories are operating below capacity because of COVID-19 restrictions in production (i.e., more distance between workers fin meat processing).”
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Could food shortages affect your Thanksgiving meal?

AMES, Iowa — A fear of a Thanksgiving food shortage is looming, but now it's not necessarily the food that is in short supply. “In terms of Thanksgiving, we are optimistic that things that we've already pre-ordered in advance will show up,” said Stacey Brown. Brown, the store manager, has...
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Fall may bring more grocery shortages. Here's what to expect

When Americans go food shopping, they've gotten accustomed to the fact that in a post-COVID-19 world, there will often be shortages of some of their favorite products. Costco recently reinstating purchase limits on water, toilet paper and other products. Some kids have missed their Lunchables as parents have had a hard time finding them on shelves. Even wine and liquor have been more difficult to keep stocked.
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More Food Shortages Are Coming This Fall

As we near the holidays, there's a looming threat hanging over our heads. And that, my friends, is the fear of food shortages. There's an actual reason for concern this year, too, with less available turkey, cranberry sauce, and more. So what's the deal exactly? Why are we facing such...
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Schools Are Struggling To Keep Kids Fed Amid Shortages & Supply Chain Issues

Food shortages and supply chain issues are forcing schools across the country to find creative ways to keep children fed. Whether it’s the last minute-cancellation of an order of meal trays or news that an expected supply of chicken tenders and tater tots won’t be coming in as promised, school districts are struggling to provide school meals amid worsening shortages and supply chain disruptions.

Food Shortages Expected At Connecticut Supermarkets This Fall

So you've noticed some of the empty shelves at area supermarkets lately. Well, according to food economists, you ain't seen nothing yet. As we get more into fall and closer to the holiday season, many food economists are predicting that it's going to be harder to find some of your favorite items on the grocery store shelves.
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Americans, Grocers, Grapple With Ongoing Food Shortages, High Prices

Because I did a deep dive into high food prices this week and some experts are warning that it’s only going to get worse over the next year or two. I got walloped at the grocery stores last week, spending double what I normally do. Granted, that included toiletries and some cleaning supplies, but seriously? $400? I didn’t even buy a ribeye.
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UMD Dining Services experiences some food shortages

A sign at the South Campus Dining Hall on Oct. 12 informs diners that a vendor outage has caused a temporary change in the cookies. The national labor shortage and shipping issues are affecting what foods are available in the dining halls. (Freddy Wolfe/The Diamondback) University of Maryland Dining Services...

Are Food Shortages Back? Lunchables, Meat, and More May Be Hard to Find

One of the most notable impacts the COVID-19 pandemic has made on our lives has been the surprising supply chain issues and food shortages that plagued the world as entire industries shut down and once smoothly-running industries hit snags due to the deadly virus. In the early days of the pandemic, the shortages were largely because people were stocking up in fear — stores struggled to stock shelves with antibacterial wipes, toilet paper, meat, dry goods, and more. But as time went on, the problem was compounded by supply chain issues resulting in some foods and basic goods being really hard to find or being more expensive than usual. And it sounds like some of those problems are back.

Gas prices in the UK could trigger food shortages within weeks

London (CNN Business) — UK supermarkets could face shortages of meat and other fresh food within weeks after soaring gas prices prompted a major US fertilizer manufacturer to suspend production, turning off most of Britain's supply of carbon dioxide to the food and drink industry in the process. Illinois-based CF...

Epic food and fuel shortages test a nation famous for keeping calm and carrying on

Subscribe to Fortune Daily to get essential business stories straight to your inbox each morning. There’s nothing like sitting stuck in London traffic to make one contemplate life’s big questions: Is the money really worth the commute? What does it say about me that I defer so readily to Google Maps? Why didn’t I use the toilet before I left the house? And, in this particular case, how in God’s name did I ever let my wife talk me into moving to this country?
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Food Shortages, Pandemic Supply Chain Disruptions Create Challenges for Schools

Pandemic Disruptions to the Supply Chain Impacting School Lunches. At the bottom of the breakfast and lunch menus for Montville Public Schools, the food services director includes a note: "menu subject to change". "Because there is no guarantee that what I put on that menu is going to come in,"...
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Fall May Bring More Grocery Shortages. Here's What to Expect

When Americans go food shopping, they've gotten accustomed to the fact that in a post-COVID-19 world, there will often be shortages of some of their favorite products. Costco recently reinstating purchase limits on water, toilet paper and other products. Some kids have missed their Lunchables as parents have had a hard time finding them on shelves. Even wine and liquor have been more difficult to keep stocked.