If you have been to any grocery stores in the last few weeks, you have no doubt noticed a few empty shelves. Scarce items, like paper products, have caused a few heated moments between customers.
In an attempt to help shoppers find the more sought-after products, such as paper towels, stores have instituted purchase limits on certain products.
The truth is there is not a supply problem, but rather a demand problem, according to U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue this week. “In the United States, we have plenty of food for all of our citizens,” Perdue said.