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Europe Is Running Low on CO2

The shortfall has sparked fears of shortages of beer, meat, and crumpets. (Crumpets!)
Source: Herwig Prammer / Reuters

The past few weeks in the United Kingdom have brought a steady stream of ominous food headlines: Beer is being rationed! (In the middle of the World Cup, no less!) Barbecues might run out of meat! Bakeries have stopped making crumpets! And then our own Yasmeen Serhan checked in for a flight from Europe to find there would.

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