Grocery store prices lower from a year ago
The food-at-home CPI for the second quarter of 2016 was 0.7 percent lower than the food-at-home CPI for second quarter 2015. Grocery store prices decreased on average, as many at-home food categories decreased in price, with eggs, beef and veal, poultry, dairy, and pork posting the largest declines. Egg prices saw the largest decrease, falling 13.8 percent, reflecting recovery among egg producers after the 2015 supply shock caused by the Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza.
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