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Food Prices #47953

ABC Evening News for Wednesday, Mar 30, 1977
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(Studio) University of Wisconsin researchers say some higher food prices caused by dominance of major supermarket chains.
REPORTER: Harry Reasoner

(DC) Study shows prices often higher in cities where supermarket competition less. [Representative Gillis LONG - cites conclusions of study.] Other experts say study inaccurate; recent Census Bureau study noted. Control of food prices by largest market chains in Los Angeles, DC, and Chicago noted. Network's own, unscientific, check of prices cited. Alleged cost to consumers and controversy with regard to it noted. REPORTER: Don Farmer

Reasoner, Harry

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