‘Corporate Greed’: Psaki Blames Big Meat for Soaring Food Prices

December 15, 2021   |   Tags: ,
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki blamed corporate greed on Tuesday when asked about the cause of soaring meat prices in the United States. The price index for meats, poultry, fish, and eggs has swelled 12.8% over the past year. For certain products, the increase is even more pronounced. The price of beef has soared in price 20.9% since December 2020, according to Department of Labor data. Psaki passed the blame onto “meat conglomerates” that are taking advantage of the pandemic to gouge consumers at the grocery aisle. Psaki’s answer echoed arguments put forward by Brian Deese, director of the...


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