FOOD: Scare for Egg-Lovers

That anonymous OPA official who keeps thinking out loud gave both press and public another good scare last week. He thought there would certainly be a serious egg shortage, come December. Next day, OWI struggled to issue a soothing explanation: 1) civilians will get only a third as many storage eggs (one million cases) as they got last year, but the loss will be offset by a 13% rise in egg production; 2) more people are eating eggs these days and boosting the demand; 3) "this is just the sort of situation that gives rise to black markets. . ....

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