USDA says drought will raise food prices in 2013

Consumers should expect higher prices for milk, eggs and meat, analysts say.

By STEVE KARNOWSKI Published: July 26, 2012
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MINNEAPOLIS — The drought gripping more than half the country is a major reason why consumers can expect to pay 3 percent to 4 percent more for groceries next year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said Wednesday.

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