Egg prices expected to ease this year

Effects of avian flu begin to wane, experts say

After egg prices skyrocketed in 2015 because of an avian flu outbreak in the upper Midwest, supply and production are expected to return to more normal levels this year, experts said Tuesday.

“As we enter 2016, all indicators point toward plenty of eggs and egg products being available for foodservice use,” John Howeth, executive vice president of the American Egg Board, an industry trade group, said in a statement. “And barring any further incidents, we expect egg supply and pr

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