Avian flu limits egg supply, challenging restaurants

Avian flu limits egg supply, challenging restaurants

Prices for eggs have skyrocketed, with shortages a potential risk

Whataburger Restaurant LLC’s decision to shorten its breakfast hours in response to a nationwide egg shortage is likely just the first response by restaurants to an avian influenza outbreak that has devastated egg-laying hens, according to supply chain experts who expect the shortage to last well into 2016.

“Our egg supply is quite the challenge, no question about it,” said DeWayne Dove, vice presi

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