Bloomberg reports that we can "add Fourth of July cookouts to the list of what Americans will pay more for this year - a lot more.
"Ground beef prices are up 36% from a year ago, while chicken breasts gained by a third, according to a survey from the American Farm Bureau Federation. Overall, revelers can expect to spend 17% more on food for a barbecue, marking the biggest increase since the lobbying organization began tracking data a decade ago."
However, the story points out that "not all foods in the survey saw big jumps in price. Strawberries sank 16% and sliced cheese fell 13%."