Japan's 'Great McDonald's French Fry Shortage Of 2014'
Japanese McDonald's are suffering from a shortage of french fries and have started rationing them thanks to port troubles in the U.S.By Jake Godin | December 17, 2014
We don't want anyone to panic here, but Japan is ... running out of french fries. (Video via McDonald's)
Sure, the Russian economy may be tanking — but starting Wednesday, McDonald's in Japan will no longer serve large and medium orders of fries.
And, believe it or not, the shortage isn't from the short-lived "potato party" phenomenon that took hold of South Korea and Japan a few years back or when people use french fry sales as an excuse to buy hundreds of orders of fries.