Cream Cheese, Lumber, and Other Pandemic Shortages – Cheapism December 22, 2021

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Saundra Latham December 22, 2021


French Fries (in Japan)

While this shortage is East Asia-specific (rest easy, America, you can — for now — still get your fry fix), McDonald’s reported that it would limit its Japanese customers to one small serving of fries from Dec. 24-30. The rationing is thanks to supply issues caused by recent floods in Canada, which is a significant transit point for potato shipments, as well as pandemic distribution issues. The news was met with the usual degree of snark on Twitter: “Oh no,” wrote one user, “the end is coming …”


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