18 May

US grocery costs jump the most in 46 years, led by rising prices for meat and eggs

2020-05-18T20:25:45+00:00May 18th, 2020|Tags: , , , , , |

Prices Americans paid for eggs, meat, cereal and milk shot higher in April as people flocked to grocery stores to stock up on food amid government lockdowns designed to slow the spread of Covid-19. The Labor Department reported Tuesday that prices U.S. consumers paid for groceries jumped 2.6% in April, [...]

12 May

VP Mike Pence to Food Industry: This Could Be ‘Your Finest Hour’

2020-05-12T17:23:04+00:00May 12th, 2020|Tags: , , , , |

A panel of leaders from across the food industry, including the CEOs of Hy-Vee, The Kroger Co., Smithfield and Tyson, along with other representatives of the U.S. farm industry, met with Vice President Mike Pence, U.S. Secretary  of Agriculture Sonny Perdue and other elected officials in Iowa last week to deliver [...]