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THIS SECTION IS FOR NEWS AND INTERESTING STORIES RELATED TO FOOD, NUTRITION AND FOOD PROCESSING. THEY ARE NOT NECESSARILY RELATED TO KOSHER BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO THE KOSHER CONSUMER, MANUFACTURER OR MASHGIACH.

The following news is from the StarTribune posted on May 30, 2015 with additional information from FoodManufacturing.com on June 9, 2015.

"The H5N2 bird flu has claimed more than 36 million layer hens, almost all of them in the Upper Midwest. The loss equals about 12 percent of the nation’s egg-laying capacity. " This is starting to cause egg prices to rise and egg shortages.

Because of the egg shortage, the US will be importing eggs from the Netherlandson of theseven countries have been approved to import shell eggs to be cracked and used by bakeries and food processor. These countries are Chile, Argentina, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain and Portugal.

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