Only a handful of egg boxes remain on a supermarket shelf in London on November 17. Photo: AFP
Only a handful of egg boxes remain on a supermarket shelf in London on November 17. Photo: AFP
Britain

UK scrambles for eggs amid shortage as poultry market cracks under food supply chain pressure

  • An array of disruptions and a bird flu outbreak have led to empty shelves in supermarkets, with consumers fretting over supplies ahead of Christmas
  • A farmer said there’s no quick fix to agriculture supply crunch, adding ‘we’re not making widgets for beer cans. The chicken lays what the chicken lays’

Only a handful of egg boxes remain on a supermarket shelf in London on November 17. Photo: AFP
Only a handful of egg boxes remain on a supermarket shelf in London on November 17. Photo: AFP
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