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US grocery chain rations eggs as avian flu fears hit supplies

Some 46 million chickens, turkeys affected as disease spreads throughout America like wildfire


IN recent days, an ominous sign has appeared throughout Texas. "Eggs (are) not for commercial sale," read warnings, printed on traditional 81/2-by-11-inch pieces of white paper and posted at H-E-B grocery stores across Texas. "The purchase of eggs is limited to 3 cartons of