Price of meat, eggs, vegetables on the rise due to drought - FOX 13 News

Price of meat, eggs, vegetables on the rise due to drought

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CHICAGO (FOX 32 News) -

If you feel like you're paying more these days at the grocery store, a new report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows it's not your imagination.

Prices for meat, eggs and vegetables have seen their biggest increase in almost three years.

A drought out west is dramatically reducing supplies of fruits and vegetables. It's also forcing cattle ranchers to thin their herds.

Analysts say you can expect higher prices throughout the summer.

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