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A Chicken Shortage Down Under Counts KFC and Inghams as Victims

  • Fast-food chain cuts menus due to lack of staff at suppliers
  • Inghams shares drop after poultry processor flags lower output

First it was Japan. Now, a fried chicken shortage is hitting consumers Down Under.

In sad news for lovers of deep fried poultry, KFC said it’s cutting items on its menus across Australia due to Covid-19-driven staff shortages at its suppliers. The fast-food giant issued an apologetic statement on its Australian website, as customers took to social media to vent their disappointment.