Skyrocketing milk prices hit families just in time for school
· By Bill Keaggy on in Food & drink, Saving money
“Record-high milk prices are stinging Americans at the dairy case, just as millions of thirsty school children are returning to classes.
The average retail price of a gallon of whole milk has never been higher — $3.80 a gallon — according to July Department of Agriculture statistics. Experts blame the price spike — up 51 cents since February — on milk shortages in Europe and Australia.”