For September, retail meat prices continued to rise higher, with beef, pork, and broiler prices reaching record levels. The all-fresh retail beef price reached $7.40 per pound in September, up 17.8% from last year and a record high. Retail pork prices were $4.72 per pound in September, up 16.4% from last year, also a record. The broiler composite price was $2.16 per pound in September, an 8.0% increase from a year ago.
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