Food inflation runs hot again in CPI report including egg prices up 60%

Closeup macro of pasture raised farm fresh dozen brown eggs store bought from farmer in carton box container with speckled eggshells texture


Consumer prices rose 6.5% in December in comparison to last year to cool off from the 7.1% pace in November. Core CPI was up 5.7% year-over-year and 0.3% higher on a month-to-month view to match estimates.

Overall, food prices

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