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$18 for a dozen: How did American eggs get so absurdly expensive?

The egg carton has become a symbol of inflation. By the end of 2022, prices had jumped 60% year-over-year, putting a strain on the vacation budgets of families across the country. Some Americans have been creative with their sourcing. Attempts to smuggle eggs across the US-Mexico border have escalated, according to the US Border Patrol, …

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The high price of eggs prompted the senator to call for an investigation into price gouging

The high price of eggs prompted the senator to call for an investigation into price gouging

FOX Business Correspondent Lydia Hu has the latest on the impact of bird flu on the American Newsroom. Sen. Jack Reed on Monday called on the Federal Trade Commission to open an investigation into “possible price gouging and other deceptive practices” as egg prices soar. The Rhode Island Democrat noted in a letter to the …

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Consumer Price Index, the average price of a dozen first-class eggs in the United States was $4.25 in December 2022 compared to $1.79 in December 2021. This represents an increase of about 237 percent.

With the price of eggs on the rise, some Michiganders have decided to raise their own chickens

IONIA – Alex Courts noticed that the price of eggs started to go up last fall. Corts, general manager of Keene Farm Market in Ionia, wasn’t fazed at the time — but that’s changed. “Once[prices]get to a certain point, which is the highest level we’ve ever seen — sometime in the middle to late fall …

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Head chef and co-owner Juan Lopez cooks an egg dish at his restaurant On Point Bistro in Philadelphia. The restaurant has had to raise prices to cover the increasing cost of ingredients.

The price of eggs has skyrocketed, hitting Philly breakfast spots and consumers hard

From her small restaurant in Point Breeze, Mallory Fix-Lopez watched the price of eggs skyrocket. A year ago, a 30-dozen case cost her about $50. She said it cost $127 last week. On Point Bistro, which she owns with her husband and chef, Juan Lopez, passes about 1,200 eggs a week. She added that the …

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