Bird Flu Increases ‘Breaker Egg’ Price

Chicago — Joe Greco, who’s been churning out cookies and cakes for 27 years, usually uses about 600 pounds of liquid eggs a week at his bakery near Chicago. Now, his freezer has seven times that amount because Greco worries that record prices are about to go even higher. The cost of “breaker eggs” — those cracked and sold in liquid form for use by wholesale bakers and restaurants such as McDonald’s — have more than doubled in the past...

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