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Egg Prices Fall the Most Since 1987 After Recent Surge



Photographer: Luke Sharrett/Bloomberg

Egg prices tumbled the most in 36 years in March, the second straight monthly decline, giving US consumers relief after months of soaring food inflation.

Prices for eggs fell 11% for the month, according to Labor Department data released Wednesday. Coupled with declines in prices for some meat, poultry and produce products, and the index for food at home eased for the first time since September 2020.