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"Supply is flowing" amid coronavirus panic. Americans may have to make do with chocolate eggs this Easter, as the real ones could prove elusive. Along with hand sanitizer and toilet paper , consumers hunkering down due to the coronavirus have been filling up their shopping carts with eggs — lots of eggs. "It's created a shortage in a tight window of explosive demand," Brian Moscogiuri, an analyst at commodity market research firm Urner Barry, told CBS MoneyWatch. "It's like ahead of a major snowstorm, when people are not sure if they'll be able to go out again, other than this is happening on a national scale.". According to Nielsen, egg sales soared 86% last week compared with the year-ago... Full story

28 March