Egg prices sky-high as breakfast inflation pressures American households

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(Image courtesy Pixabay)
(Image courtesy Pixabay)

(ZEROHEDGE) – It’s no secret that breakfast food is more expensive than a year ago, yet another sign of how the cost-of-living crisis squeezes American household budgets.

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Consumer Price Index shows food-at-home prices climbed 10.4% in June over the past year.

Breakfast is supposed to be the most affordable meal of the day – but as we’ve explained (read: here & here), soaring prices for coffee, milk, sugar, wheat, oats, eggs, and orange juice have transformed breakfast into a costly meal.

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