American families are heading into the end-of-year holidays facing sticker shock in the grocery aisles. Prices have jumped 13 percent over the past year, with even larger increases for staples like eggs, chicken and pork. Although inflation decreased slightly in October, it remains a top concern in public opinion polls for a reason: High prices are hurting people, and they need help.

Rebecca Wolf is the Food Policy Analyst at the national advocacy group Food & Water Watch.

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