More Shortages at the Grocery Stores

Unfortunately, we are seeing empty shelves again in our grocery stores.  We’re seeing the evidence in person as well as social media posts of concerned shoppers or apologies from stores like Aldi. Phil Lempert, editor of the website, told NPR that the Northeast is facing some of the worst shortages now, due in part to recent winter storms that created hazardous driving conditions.

Reasons for supply shortages at your local supermarket:

  • The omicron variant
  • Labor shortages
  • Trucking and shipping
  • Severe weather and climate change

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