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As inflation mounts, a prime culprit is the price of meat

Oct 20, 2021
Consumers are seeing rising prices for food, particularly beef, pork and poultry. That's forcing some to shift their eating habits.
Disruptions in the food supply chain, including labor and transportation, feed into the higher cost of meat.
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Inflation hits gasoline, lumber and meat

Feb 19, 2021
There isn't a lot of inflation in the U.S. economy overall, but some commodities are spiking higher as the economy recovers.
The price of lumber has nearly tripled through the pandemic, according to the National Association of Home Builders. Above, a wheel loader moves logs in Deer Lodge, Montana.
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Meat prices are down, with surpluses lingering

Sep 21, 2020
Production levels are back to normal, but there's more meat than the industry can push through the supply chain.
A man shops in the meat section of a Washington, D.C., grocery store in April. Meat supply and demand has been up and down during the pandemic.
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