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How to save on groceries amid food price inflation

To feel the effects of inflation, just go to the supermarket.Although inflation, overall, began to ease last month along with gas prices, food costs climbed 1.1% in July, bringing the year-over-year gain to 10.9%, according to the latest Consumer Price Index figures.The food-at-home index, a measure of price changes at the grocery store, notched the largest 12-month …

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NYC workers wait 90 minutes in line for Cava’s trendy lunch

The Midtown lunch rush is back. On a sweltering summer weekday in Midtown Manhattan, where, supposedly, nobody works anymore, a fashionable crowd lined up on the sidewalk in front of Mediterranean fast-casual eatery Cava. The Broadway and 38th Street location of the Greek-inspired chain has been hailed, jokingly, as “the hardest club to get into …

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Doughnut debates and seafood scams: What happens when alleged “food fraud” reaches the courts

Allegations of fish fraud at Subway continue after a federal judge refused the fast-food chain’s request to dismiss a lawsuit claiming that its tuna sandwiches “partially or wholly” lack tuna.  In January 2021, plaintiffs Karen Dhanowa and Nilima Amin filed several versions of a proposed class action lawsuit, accusing Subway of deceiving the public about the …

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