not sure if this goes here or in general... the whole article here... After Gas Pains, Consumers Hit With Skyrocketing Grocery Bill - FoxNews.com The price at the pump is painful, but the agony doesn't end there. Faced with soaring shipping costs, food suppliers and manufacturers are raising prices. Now, a trip to the local supermarket can be as shocking as a stop at the gas station. According to the U.S. Labor Department, food prices climbed 3.9 percent last month. It's the biggest spike since November 1974.