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A walk through the grocery store comes with new sticker shock: eggs are expensive. For some, prohibitively so. This month, the average cost of a carton of a dozen eggs reached $4.25, compared to $1.93 in January 2022, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Why are eggs so dang pricey? The answer is twofold: inflation and avian influenza infecting egg-laying hens. Hearing this news as a taco editor and avid consumer of breakfast tacos, I can’t help but ask: what are Texans and the taquerias selling the morning staple to do?Ale Sanchez, co-owner of El Sancho Tex Mex BBQ, in Mission, says this latest spike doesn’t compare to egg prices during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Back then, a case…
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