Across Britain, a slow-burning problem has ignited into a supply chain crisis in recent weeks as restaurants, supermarkets and food manufacturers warned customers that some popular products may be temporarily unavailable because of a shortage of truck drivers.

McDonald’s milkshakes, Nando’s chicken, Haribo sweets and supermarket milk are among the items that have become scarce in Britain over the summer. But it goes far beyond food: Nearly every industry is complaining about delivery problems. And already organizations are warning that logistics issues could upend the arrival of Christmas toys and the trimmings crucial to family holiday meals.

A long-running shortage

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Dear reader, you’re going to want to sit down before I tell you this news. I’ll wait. You good now? All settled? Great. So you remember a couple months ago when Taco Bell threw their hat into the ring of the chicken sandwich wars and created a crispy chicken sandwich taco that was only available in select markets, yes? Well, finally (finally!!), it’s seeing a nationwide release.

Taco Bell constantly adds new items to their menu throughout the year. ICYMI, their breakfast menu is back and so are nacho fries! Huge news! But this chicken sandwich taco news might be

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Some 45 outlets were shuttered across England, Scotland and Wales, a spokesperson for Nando’s told CNN Business on Wednesday. The company has dispatched some of its employees to suppliers in order to get chicken shipments moving once again, the spokesperson added.

Nando’s is the latest in a series of UK companies to see its supply chain strained by a shortage of workers. The spokesperson said the primary bottleneck was at UK chicken distributors, which have warned in recent weeks that Brexit and the coronavirus pandemic have created a “perfect storm” that’s limiting production.

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Editor’s note: A previous version of this recall stated that Costco brand was involved. That is incorrect. None of the recalled products are connected to any Costco brand.

Serenade Foods is recalling 59,251 pounds of frozen, raw, breaded and pre-browned stuffed chicken products that may be contaminated with Salmonella Enteritidis, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced today. 

The recalled product was shipped to distributors nationwide.                       

The FSIS issued a public health alert on June 2, 2021 related to these products. FSIS has been working with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and

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Approximately 9 million pounds of ready-to-eat chicken products have been recalled by Tyson Foods. Although Tyson Foods issued the recall, some prepackaged meals including chicken may also be impacted by the recall.

A news release published by the Food Safety and Inspection Service explained two people were reported ill with listeriosis and the Centers for Disease Control found there was a link back to precooked chicken produced at Tyson Foods Inc. In response, Tyson Foods recalled about 8,955,296 pounds of products initially due to possible Listeria contamination.

Packages of the recalled foods are frozen, fully cooked chicken and were produced

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  • Chicken wing suppliers have nearly doubled their prices, the owner of a Duff’s Famous Wings in Buffalo, New York, told Fox.
  • This is because chicken farms are struggling to find workers during the US labor shortage, he said.
  • Fryer oil has also shot up more than 120% so far this year, Greg Duell said.
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Chicken wings are getting much more expensive because farms are struggling to hire staff during a national labor shortage, a Buffalo, New York, restaurant owner told Fox Business Monday.

“The chicken wing farms in America, they’re having trouble retaining

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