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Taco Bell Stifled With Food Shortages

Whether it be a considerable deficit in chicken wings or boba, food shortages have stifled the restaurant industry this year. It’s a tough beat to catch for an industry already ravaged by the pandemic, with ripple effects affecting all facets of businesses.

Taco Bell has particularly suffered from shortages lately, with their beef, chicken, tortilla, and hot sauce supply being affected most. The chain was forced to address the issue with a message posted to their site apologizing to fans, “Sorry if we can’t feed your current crave. Due to national ingredient shortages and delivery days, we may be out of some items.”

The shortage of hot sauce has been the most worrisome to customers, with many upset about its scarcity.

It’s a rough time for those trying to Live Más, but another statement released by Taco Bell to CBS News offered more details on the situation: “Due to national transportation delays happening throughout most of the industry, we may temporarily be out of some items. Apologies for the inconvenience and we hope to feed fans’ current Taco Bell cravings again soon.”

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Why Crickets Will Be A Part Of Normal Diets Sooner Than You Think

It’s no secret parts of the world are stricken with food shortages. In recent months food production in Venezuela made headlines as major corporations halted operations due to sugar shortages. Could this all be caused by government corruption — or could just be a sign of the times?

Either way, some people are looking for ways to incorporate more sustainable food production practices. While some want to stick with organic crops and self-farming, others are trying to farm and eat insects.

Crickets to be exact.

Thanks to Wired.com, we get a glimpse of what it might take to produce cricket based flour and other cricket-based food products that might not sound as appetizing as the food we are used to — but could serve as a starting point for more forward thinking food production methods.

As population and consumption rates continue to increase, more alternatives will be needed or famine and droughts will continue to lead to food shortages.

If you need to eat bugs, eat bugs!