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Egg prices spike due to bird flu outbreak

The Department of Agriculture says wholesale prices in the northeast are up as much as 23 cents per dozen. The increased prices are due to an egg shortage. Officials say the shortage is due to the avian

News 12 Staff

Jun 10, 2015, 7:11 PM

Updated 3,296 days ago

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The Department of Agriculture says wholesale prices in the northeast are up as much as 23 cents per dozen.
The increased prices are due to an egg shortage. Officials say the shortage is due to the avian flu outbreak in the mid-west.
U.S. officials are planning to allow eggs to be imported from Europe to help keep up with demand.


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