By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A major food supply issue is taking shape at schools in Allegheny County.

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The Pittsburgh Public Schools Director of Food Services tells our news partners at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette it’s caused by the distribution industry facing staffing shortages and rising costs.

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The superintendent of Woodland Hills says they’re experiencing the same issue.

Earlier this week, the Baldwin-Whitehall School District sent a letter to parents explaining that the district was facing its own supply shortages.

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They’re asking those who can pack their own lunches to do so.