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'Marketplace' Report: Why Food Costs So Much

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'Marketplace' Report: Why Food Costs So Much

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'Marketplace' Report: Why Food Costs So Much

'Marketplace' Report: Why Food Costs So Much

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The USDA forecasts food prices will go up by as much as 6 percent this year — that's the largest annual increase since 1990. Alex Cohen talks with John Dimsdale about what's causing the high cost of food.

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