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October 26, 2015

U.S. shoppers face uptick in turkey costs for Thanksgiving

Fewer turkeys in U.S. warehouses in September will likely mean slightly higher prices this Thanksgiving after a bird flu outbreak wiped out more than nine million turkeys, experts said after the government monthly cold storage report on Thursday. Frozen turkey stocks in September totaled 268.0 million lbs, down 21.3 million from August and 29.2 million less than September 2014, based on the U.S. Department of Agriculture data. Read More

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