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on August 6, 2021

Supply chain shocks drive protein price increases

Commodity and labor stressors in food production are affecting the consumer’s bottom line.

The COVID-19 global pandemic stressed the poultry supply chain, fueling consumer food prices to their highest levels in 13 years.

“What we saw is that there was a big jump in food prices immediately after the onset of the pandemic,” Jayson Lusk, Distinguished Professor at Purdue University and food…

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