Meat Prices To Continue Rising in 2011

Prices for animal products went up last quarter and are likely to continue increasing, according to reports by the American Farm Bureau Federation and the U.S. Department of Agriculture.

The AFBF's Marketbasket Survey, an informal quarterly survey done by 80 to 90 volunteer shoppers who collect prices on national brands, found that the prices of nationally branded meat and dairy products increased from last quarter. Of the meat products surveyed, bacon had the largest increa

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