Beefin? Wendy’s Locations Run Out of Beef
It's crazy because Keke and I were JUST talking about this in the studio this morning-- how are beef factories and suppliers making sure that products stay COVID-19 free? Should we be worried about it? Does the virus live on foods like that? As a vegetarian, I at least don't have to worry about animal products being contaminated, but don't be surprised if you see this happening around the Treasure Valley.
Their catchphrase is coming back to haunt them after Wendy's announced it's experiencing a burger shortage. Wendy's said in a statement:
"Some of our menu items may be in short supply from time to time at some restaurants in this current environment. We expect this to be temporary, and we're working diligently to minimize the impact to our customers and restaurants."
CNN is saying that about 1,000 of Wendy's 5,500 locations in the U.S. is currently out of beef, so about one in five locations. No word yet if any Treasure Valley locations are currently out of beef, but heads up in case you roll through a Wendy's where they don't have beef.
Customers are even seeing handwritten notes in drive-throughs:
So is this the sign of an actual issue with the distributor? Or something COVID related like TMZ and Keke thinks?