WASHINGTON — During the past year, supermarket retailers watched as federal mandates for renewable fuels helped double the price of corn, raising the price of animal feed, and as a result, steadily inflating the cost of products like meat and poultry. Bakeries have been witnessing a similar phenomenon, with the price of wheat and flour steadily rising throughout the past year. In recent weeks, wheat's price per bushel has approached record highs in the commodity markets, and the impact has ...
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