The new wave of bird flu is now making waves through America, and the citizens are starting to feel the effects. Here are some signs going around Texas “Eggs not for commercial sale.” “The purchase of eggs is
H-E-B is large supermarket chain with about 350 stores, making it an extremely large chain of stores not only in the state of Texas but in the whole of the USA.
“The United States is facing a temporary disruption in the supply of eggs due to the Avian Flu,” a statement released on Thursday said. “H-E-B is committed to ensuring Texas families and households have access to eggs. The signs placed on our shelves last week are to deter commercial users from buying eggs in bulk.”
This comes as no surprise owing to the recent and rapid spread of avian flu in the U.S., a deadly disease in Asia. The avian flu epidemic is now at national crisis levels.
According to the U.S. department of agriculture, more or less 46 million chickens and turkeys have been infected. Eight percent of those are egg laying chickens, crippling the egg industry in the country. That problem is making itself more obvious as an egg shortage for consumers is now starting.