Supply chain shortage threatens chicken tenders

A favorite food is the latest to be impacted by supply chain issues that have shelves empty and prices soaring.

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Chicken tenders require more processing to package and sell and are becoming harder to find and more costly because of supply chain issues, NBC News reported.

A long list of supplies has been impacted by supply chain shortages as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Everything from toilet paper to new cars has been impacted by the global supply chain, that has seen scarcity of some items and high prices of others, The New York Times reported.

In September, shortages of boneless chicken forced KFC to cut back advertising on its breaded chicken tenders, Fortune reported at the time.