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Expensive eating: GF region feeling pinch from rising food costs

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GRAND FORKS — In February, food prices climbed at their fastest rate in almost three years and local residents, retailers and food pantries are already feeling the pinch.

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The 0.4 percent overall price increase in February was pushed in part by rising meat, poultry, egg and produce prices, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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Brandi Jewett
Brandi Jewett is an enterprise reporter for the Grand Forks Herald and reports on a variety of topics. Other positions she has held at the Herald include city government reporter, general assigment reporter and news intern. She also serves as an alumni adviser to UND's Dakota Student newspaper. A native of Valley City, N.D., 24 years worth of winters haven't scared her out of the state yet.
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