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FMI’s Sarasin: Focus on data, not politics

FMI’s Sarasin: Focus on data, not politics

ARLINGTON, Va. – FMI president and CEO Leslie Sarasin says that the national conversation about food prices must be informed by data, rather than politics. “Politicizing grocery prices for political gain is completely counterproductive to improving the accessibility and quality of food for all Americans,” Sarasin said in a statement. “With the exception of a

Consumer prices accelerated in March

Consumer prices accelerated in March

WASHINGTON — Consumer prices shot higher in March, driven by a strong economic recovery from pandemic-related restrictions, the Labor Department reported today. The consumer price index – which includes the often volatile categories of energy and food —  rose 0.6% from the previous month but 2.6% from the comparable period a year ago. It was