How bird flu in the Midwest hurts New Orleans’ homeless

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NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) - Been to the egg aisle in the supermarket lately? You might be in for sticker shock.  Avian flu at farms in the Midwest has caused the price of eggs to go up dramatically-- in some cases doubling-- since March.

Shoppers are noticing, and so are the volunteers at Trinity Loaves and Fishes, which provides meals for the homeless.  The program's director says the price of eggs he buys to put in those lunches has jumped so much, that he's only able buy half as many as he normally does, and he's appealing to parishioners for help.

WGNO's Susan Roesgen shows you the sticker shock-- from the Trinity's church kitchen to the supermarket.