Los Angeles Business Journal

Midwest Drought Causing California Food Prices to Rise

Friday, July 27, 2012

The nation’s drought is pushing up the cost of meat and milk for the state's consumers. The Los Angeles Times reports that's because the cost of feed for California cattle, poultry and hog producers is soaring as withering Midwestern farms are unable to grow much in the way of corn, soybeans and other feedstuffs.