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Retail Beef-Prices in April Declined From Record, USDA Says

May 15, 2012

U.S. retail-beef prices fell to $4.669 a pound in April, from a revised record of $4.67 in March, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said today in a report on its website.

The price was up from $4.444 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.

To contact the reporter on this story: Elizabeth Campbell in Chicago at ecampbell14@bloomberg.net

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Steve Stroth at sstroth@bloomberg.net


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