Kasama district in Northern Province town has been hit by a critical shortage of mealie meal.
A check at most outlets in the central business area including Shoprite, National milling and other shops revealed that they had all run of mealie meal.
Only Kasama Milling depot had fewer stocks of mealie meal going at K75, 000 and K65 breakfast and roller respectively.
And some Kasama residents interviewed complained that they have been going round all retails shops in search of mealie meal without any success.
And the opposition UPND has called on the PF Government to address the mealie meal shortage in Kasama.
UPND Northern Province party mobilization committee member Everist Chela charged that the shortage is uncalled and should be addressed quickly.
Recently, President Edgar Lungu launched the much a solar powered hammer mill under the much heralded presidential initiative with the aim of reducing the price of mealie meal.