Soaring Egg Prices Spark Social Media Jokes: ‘We Painting Potatoes for Easter!'

Soaring Egg Prices Spark Social Media Jokes: ‘We Painting Potatoes for Easter!'

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, the average retail price for a dozen large eggs has been steadily rising year over year. In fact, nationally, the average retail price for a dozen large eggs is $3.59 when it was just $1.72 a year ago. Eggs have quickly become, well, "eggspensive." The reasons for this are myriad, but boil down to a few factors: First, inflation and supply chain issues have plagued the prices of many staple foods, from turkey …