This story was reported by Jada Camille, Paige Perez, Ethan Marshall and Gabriele Holtermann. It was edited by Christian Murray and Robert Pozarycki.
Overall inflation may be cooling off nationally, but don’t tell that to New Yorkers waiting on supermarket checkout lines as they prepare to dig deeper into their bank accounts for basic food items.
The cost of a trip to the supermarket continues to climb with everyday items such as eggs, cereals and meats soaring in price.
Many grocery store shoppers say they are coping with the hefty prices by looking for deals as a means to stretch out their dollars. Others say they are cutting back on what they eat and are more careful as to what they throw in their shopping carts.