USA Today recently reported CPI (Consumer Price Index) statistics for food price increases in 2014.
meats, poultry, fish and eggs: up 9.2%, the largest change from one December to another since 2003
dairy and related products: up 5.3%
fruits and vegetables: up 3.2%
Doug looked at the issue of higher food prices in a number of his single-panel news cartoons from 1975-1977. The cartoons - distributed by the Toronto Star Syndicate - appeared daily in newspapers across North America for nearly 20 years, starting in the mid-1960s.
(blog entries by Heidi Hutson)