The Times podcast: What’s up with eggs?
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All across California, people are asking the same question: Why are eggs so expensive?
Californians walk into grocery stores only to find them sold out, or that they’re going for $7 or more a dozen. Thanks to inflation, everything is more expensive right now. But when it comes to eggs, there’s more to the story.
Today, how a history of California policy and a global bird flu scrambled the economics of a food staple. Read the full transcript here.
Host: Gustavo Arellano
Guests: L.A. Times metro reporter Sonja Sharp
$7 a dozen? Why California eggs are so expensive — and increasingly hard to find
Watch: California eggs are becoming expensive, and increasingly hard to find
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