JANUARY WHOLESALE FOOD PRICES INCREASE 0.1%

WASHINGTON -- Wholesale prices for food increased 0.1% in January after showing no change in December, according to Labor Department statistics.Year-over-year prices were down 0.4%.In January, increased prices for pork, dairy products, eggs for fresh use, beef and veal, and roasted coffee more than offset falling prices for fresh and dry vegetables, soft drinks, fresh fruits and processed fruits and

WASHINGTON -- Wholesale prices for food increased 0.1% in January after showing no change in December, according to Labor Department statistics.

Year-over-year prices were down 0.4%.

In January, increased prices for pork, dairy products, eggs for fresh use, beef and veal, and roasted coffee more than offset falling prices for fresh and dry vegetables, soft drinks, fresh fruits and processed fruits and vegetables.

Egg prices jumped 19.3% for the month, while beef and

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