Meat prices on the rise

By: Matt McGovern Email
By: Matt McGovern Email
Just in time for the summer grilling season, US meat prices have climbed to a 27-year high.

Shoppers are experiencing sticker shock at the meat counter.

(NBC) - Shoppers are experiencing sticker shock at the meat counter.

Just in time for the summer grilling season, US meat prices have climbed to a 27-year high.

Droughts over the last few years have forced ranchers to reduce the size of their cattle herds.

That along with growing export demand has cut the amount of beef available to consumers.


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