Food Logistics: How Global Factors Impact Risk

It is official; eggs are now more expensive than chicken. The U.S. Department of Agriculture cites that more than 47 million birds have been affected by the avian outbreak in the United States, almost 16% of the domestic egg laying population. Obviously, this is putting a tremendous strain on the egg supply chain, forcing the importation of eggs from Europe for the first time in over 10 years. Logistics Viewpoint recently published an article detailing exactly how this recent avian flu outbreak is impacting the egg supply chain. Read the article here.