Fact Check: No, the USDA Is Not Predicting a Dozen Eggs Will Cost $12 by Fall 2022

Posted on AllSides June 13th, 2022
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FACT CHECK

A post shared on Facebook claims the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) predicted the price of a dozen eggs will be $12 “by Fall 2022.”

Verdict: False

There is no evidence the USDA has made such a projection.

Fact Check:

President Joe Biden said on June 1 that he could not do much to lower food costs in the near future, CNN reported. The wholesale egg prices are currently 11.2% higher than last year, according to GOBankingRates.

A June 6 Facebook post claims the price of eggs will soon go up even more....

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