Egg prices plummet

Egg prices plummet

NEW ORLEANS, LA (WVUE) - Count on spending less the next time you buy eggs.

Prices of the staple in most refrigerators have gone from record highs to the cheapest prices we've seen in a decade in just one year.

Wholesale prices hit $2.88 last year when a bird flu crisis forced a drop in production. Egg producers have stabilized production since then. Demand is down now, in part, because countries that stopped accepting U.S. eggs haven't resumed imports.

Wholesale prices are down to as low $.55 a dozen.

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