SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Produce prices have begun rising with rain and flood levels in California, doubling for some commodities at wholesale amid concerns that further flooding could worsen the situation. Price hikes were showing up at retail last week and industry executives debated how long the situation might last. The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicted that shortages and price increases would be most prevalent next month at retail. Shortfalls may also have an effect on certain ...
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