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Grocery Shopping Gets More Expensive

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Ouch! Gas prices are up and now, so are food prices.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, food prices jumped last month to the highest level in nearly 2 ½ years. The average price jump was about a half cent, so not huge, but still noticeable.

In January beef and veal prices went up more than 4%.

Prices for fruits and vegetables are expected to spike this year because of damage caused by the California drought.

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