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U.S. Retail-Beef Prices Jumped to Record in March, USDA Says

U.S. retail-beef prices rose to a record $4.475 a pound in March, up 13 percent from a year earlier, the Department of Agriculture said today. The price is a composite that includes choice beef, other beef and hamburger values, the USDA’s Economic Research Service said.

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