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The Price of This Household Item Is Soaring

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17. Bacon and related products
> Price increase, Dec. 2020 to Dec. 2021: +18.6%

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16. Other pork including roasts, steaks, and ribs
> Price increase, Dec. 2020 to Dec. 2021: +18.9%

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15. Uncooked beef steaks
> Price increase, Dec. 2020 to Dec. 2021: +21.4%

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14. Transportation commodities less motor fuel
> Price increase, Dec. 2020 to Dec. 2021: +21.8%

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13. Uncooked beef roasts
> Price increase, Dec. 2020 to Dec. 2021: +22.1%

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