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Infographic: Rising cost of beef, pork

A number of factors have greatly impacted the price of beef and pork products across the country. 

In the Midwest, the price consumers are paying the Midwest for ground beef was up 11.8 percent in April  over the previous year and 4.4 percent over the previous month, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

A round, boneless, USDA Choice steak has gone up even more in price, skyrocketing 17.8 percent in one year, statistics show.

See how those prices compare to all ham (excluding canned and luncheon deli) and all pork chops.

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