According to the Farm Bureau, Thanksgiving dinner will cost American families 13% more than it did last year. They estimate an average of $49.20 for a family of 10.
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Farm Bureau economist John Anderson says the rise in prices is due, in part, to retailers “…being more aggressive about passing on higher costs for shipping, processing and storing food to consumers…”
Via Gawker.Lisa Wade is a professor of sociology at Occidental College and the author of Gender: Ideas, Interactions, Institutions, with Myra Marx Ferree. You can follow her on Twitter and Facebook.