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Frankfurter prices spiked 5% in a month, more than any other meat, as Americans stocked up for July 4 hot dogs

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Hot dog prices soared in July, even as inflation eased off overall

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ Consumer Price Index, the price of frankfurters — the sausage used in a hot dog — jumped by 4.8% in July, the highest price increase among all meat products.

Pork steaks and ribs were up 4.4% during this period, while other meats including chicken and beef saw more modest price increases.

The Consumer Price Index tracks price increases and decreases on a range of goods and services from month to month.

The rising prices come as US consumers details ⇒

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