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U.S. Retail-Beef Prices Rose to Record in November, USDA Says

December 16, 2011

Dec. 16 (Bloomberg) -- U.S. retail-beef prices rose to a record $4.504 a pound in November, up from $4.496 a pound in October, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said today in a report on its website.

The price was up from $4.109 a year earlier, the USDA’s Economic Research Service said. The price is a composite that includes choice beef and other beef and hamburger values.

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