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Prices of These 17 Groceries Are Soaring

No, it’s not your imagination — prices are shooting higher at the grocery store. In fact, in April the index for food eaten at home posted its biggest monthly rise since February 1974, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Food costs are rising sharply at a time when the price of many other items — gasoline, apparel, car insurance, airfare and lodging away from home — are dipping…