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Decoding Food Expiration Dates

The truth is, there are no hard and fast rules when it comes to food expiration dates. Before you clean out the fridge, find out how long you can keep certain products before they actually go bad.

7 Ways Inflation Will Hit Americans in 2012

With the economy still trying to muster a recovery, and unemployment still around 8.5%, any price increases are painful. And just a month into 2012, a spate of headlines points to more hurt ahead. Here are seven ways inflation will be digging into your wallet this year:

After Grocery Prices Surge, Is Home Cooking Still a Bargain?

Everybody knows the basic rules for saving money on food. Don't eat out. Ditch the steaks in favor of ground beef. Stick to the staples, like milk and potatoes. But a recent USDA report shows that, in 2011, some traditional money saving guidelines proved useless as food prices went through the roof.

Your Starbucks Fix Is About to Cost More

If your New Year's resolution was to pinch more pennies, Starbucks has some bad news. The coffee king is raising prices due to rising costs of coffee and milk. And they aren't the only restaurant chain getting ready to pass higher expenses on to their customers.

Get the Biggest Bang for Your Organic Food Buck

Buying organic can be confusing, especially if you're trying to prioritize on a frugal food budget. Should you spend extra on pesticide-free fruits and veggies? Or hormone- and antibiotic-free meat? We went to the experts to find out how to maximize the health value of your organic food budget.

The War Over Raw Milk: A Battle Heats Up

The FDA has long banned interstate sales of raw milk, and many states restrict or prohibit the sale of raw milk entirely. After several crackdowns by federal and state agencies, raw milk drinkers are fighting back.

Cows with names produce more milk

A university published a study a few weeks ago with a fascinating result. Probably because that university is in Newcastle, England, and the subject...

Buy milk to beat inflation!

milkInflation was recently ranked as a number-one worry to consumers in a CNN poll. I can definitely understand why, CNN showcased several price...

Milk prices provide some relief

I've been actively looking for some good economic news, so I could write about something pleasant for a change, and I found something intriguing, in...