Ed Finkel

Grocery receiptHigher food prices aren’t going away anytime soon given the array of interrelated factors that has led to inflation in both the category and the economy in general, although some are hopeful that the rise will at least level off, if not taper off, in the second half of 2022.

The Economic Research Service (ERS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture reported that consumer food prices (for food consumed at home and away from home) were up 0.8% from August to September, and up 4.6% from the pre…

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Ed Finkel is a freelance journalist based in Evanston, Ill. ([email protected]).


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