Omicron produces ripple effects felt throughout the food supply chainThe Wall Street Journal 01/24/2022
Worker shortages are a fact of life at every stop in the U.S. food supply. This has led to fewer products being shipped and rising out-of-stocks on store shelves. “We were expecting supply issues to get resolved as we go into this period right now. Omicron has put a bit of a dent on that,” Vivek Sankaran, Albertsons CEO, said on a Jan. 11 call with analysts.