Consumers seeing relief in some food prices as inflation continues to slow

Food prices increased 0.2% from June to July and 4.9% from July 2022. However, egg, milk and seafood prices are falling.

By: - August 11, 2023 11:22 am
shopper at the seafood counter at a grocery store

Grocery items are offered for sale at a supermarket on Aug. 9, 2023 in Chicago, Illinois. Food prices overall increased a tad in July over the previous month, but seafood, eggs and milk prices all declined, according to the Department of Labor’s consumer price index. (Scott Olson/Getty Images)

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Casey Quinlan
Casey Quinlan

Casey Quinlan is an economy reporter for States Newsroom, based in Washington, D.C. For the past decade, Quinlan has reported on national politics and state politics, LGBTQ rights, abortion access, labor issues, education, Supreme Court news and more for publications including The American Independent, ThinkProgress, New Republic, Rewire News, SCOTUSblog, In These Times and Vox.