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US sees biggest food price rises in 46 years

Price hikes put more pressure on Americans struggling to make ends meet with more than 36 million people out of work.

In the US, grocery prices increased by 4.3 percent in April – the biggest monthly jump in 46 years.

The price rises have put more pressure on Americans struggling to make ends meet during the pandemic – with more than 36 million people out of work.

Al Jazeera’s John Hendren reports from Chicago.