WASHINGTON — The average consumer price index for food purchased at supermarkets is expected to rise 4% to 5% this year, due primarily to rising commodity and energy prices, along with strengthening global food demand, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Economic Research Service reported last week. Meat, egg and dairy prices have been particularly hard hit by price inflation this year due to rising costs for feed, in addition to efforts by producers to trim herds and flocks ...
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