In case you haven’t heard of the awful news: New York is dealing with a major cream cheese shortage at the moment.

As reported by The New York Times, bagel shops in New York usually go through thousands of pounds of cream cheese every few weeks but, given the supply chain issues that have affected basically every industry in the United States over the past few months, the purveyors of the state’s iconic food have had to face cancelled orders for weeks now. 

“I have been in the business for 25 years and this has never happened,” says Frankie Assad, the owner of Olde Brooklyn Bagel Shoppe in Prospect Heights.

Photograph: Shutterstock The situation is dire.

In case you haven’t heard of the awful news: New York is dealing with a major cream cheese shortage at the moment.

As reported by The New York Times , bagel shops in New York usually go through thousands of pounds of cream cheese every […]

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