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Sept. 30, 2011MARYVILLE, MO |  By: Parsons

Rising MO Food Prices

Missouri food prices are getting higher.

The result of the Missouri farmers Bureau's 3rd quarter marketbasket survey revealed meat and dairy products have inflated a total of 3 to 4%. Director of promotion and education for the Farm Bureau Diane Olson says meat prices are rising due to uneven supply and demand.

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Olson says global demand for beef and pork is also attributing to rise in cost for food here in America.