Are You Paying Extra for Eggs? Lawsuits Accuse Producers of Price Gouging
With Americans cooking much more at home, demand has grown for eggs — to scramble, fry, bake or crack into any number of meals. But it will cost you.
The tripling in price of a dozen regular eggs in many parts of the country — to an excess of $3 — has prompted various lawsuits aimed at egg producers and sellers.
Amid a variety of cases of inflated prices across the United States, those focused on the humble egg are among the most sweeping, despite what at first glance appears to be a relatively modest sum.
The Texas attorney general and a group of private individuals in California filed suit separately in late April against the largest egg producer in the United …continued .
[Source: New York Times]