Consumers seeing relief in some food prices as inflation continues to slow

BY: - August 11, 2023

Consumers are getting some relief from higher prices as core inflation, which excludes food and energy, continues to show signs of cooling — an encouraging sign for the U.S. economy, according to economists. The Department of Labor’s report on Thursday showed the consumer price index rose 0.2% in July, in line with expectations, and 3.2% […]


Inflation hasn’t increased U.S. food insecurity overall, according to our new tracker | Analysis

BY: - January 27, 2023

Over the course of 2022, between 11% and 15% of those living in the U.S. struggled with securing their next meal.

Cartons of eggs are seen for sale in a Sprouts Farmers Market on 8/15/22 in Houston, Texas. Egg prices steadily climb in the U.S. as inflation continues impacting grocery stores nationwide. (Photo by Brandon Bell/Getty Images).

As prices rise, some states are putting grocery taxes on ice | Analysis

BY: - January 19, 2023

At least five of the 13 states where groceries were taxed as of last Jan. 1 passed laws to reduce, eliminate or ease the pinch.