On the food-inflation watch, Safeway (SWY) says price per item still fell in the third quarter,...

|About: Safeway Inc. (SWY)|By:, SA News Editor

On the food-inflation watch, Safeway (SWY) says price per item still fell in the third quarter, but the declines were moderating and continue to do so this quarter. The recent jump in corn prices may bring hikes for everything from meat to soft drinks, lifting grocers. (earnings)