food costs

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Study: Near-Record Number Of Americans Struggling To Afford Food

A recent Gallup Poll suggests that an increasing number of Americans are having trouble affording food.


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Food Costs Spiked At Va. Gov’s Mansion In FY 2012

An Associated Press review of state records shows grocery costs at Virginia’s Executive Mansion hit the highest levels in years in late 2011 and early 2012, the months leading up to the mansion’s chef dismissal and the start of a criminal investigation into operations of the mansion’s kitchen.