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Drought Disaster Raising Food Prices

How serious is the drought to cheese, egg and beef prices? Will Ethanol now out compete cows for the lion's share of a dwindling corn supply? Comedian Stephen Colbert asks expert Bruce Babcock.

Last Week Food Prices

Wheat, gas, and cheese commodity prices climbed, according to Pizza Marketplace News. The price of block cheese is up to $1.51 from $1.47 the week before.

McDonald's Corp Swings to Profit But Dollar Menu Hurting Operators

McDonald's is benefiting from diminishing consumer spending while the same value menu items that are attracting consumers are beginning to hurt operators.