Texas food prices rise on heels of drought

Mar 29, 2013
The total cost of the 16-item basket surveyed was $46.40, an increase of nearly 5.5 percent from results reported in November 2012. The largest increases were in beef, as the price of lean ground beef rose more than 10 percent from last quarter to $3.58 per pound and sirloin steak was up nearly 19 percent at $6.

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