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Beef prices have been rising for several years and there’s seemingly no ceiling, an ongoing trend that’s challenging restaurants and retailers to make changes ranging from price increases to putting less beef on the plate to promoting poultry and other animal proteins in the supermarket.

Retail and wholesale beef prices edged even higher this summer, according to the Agriculture Department, as growing demand for U.S.[…] Continue Reading »

Global food prices are expected to increase this year after falling a bit in the last three months of 2012, and they could rise sharply if there are new weather-related crop failures, according to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization, Reuters reported Thursday. In the U.S., food prices are expected to rise between 3% and 4% this year overall, according to the American Farm Bureau Federation and the Agriculture Department, the Argus Leader reported.[…] Continue Reading »