Tyson sees meat prices up as freight costs rise

Tyson Foods Inc.’s chief executive said rising freight and labor costs will mean higher meat prices for U.S. consumers. Tyson projected a nationwide shortage of trucks and drivers will add $200 million to the meat company’s costs this year, while rising wages for slaughterhouse workers

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Trucking regulation driving up cost of produce

CHICAGO — Shoppers could see grocery prices rise because of a new federal mandate requiring most long-distance truckers to use electronic logging devices to keep track of their time spent driving. Some truckers are experiencing difficulties and delays as they switch from paper logbooks to

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