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A lawsuit has claimed Hillandale illegally slashed the price of eggs during the height of the pandemic last year.
Customers paid almost four times the normal price for eggs in some supermarkets because of the price hike.
“Prices for a carton of eggs in January 2020 were 59 cents to $ 1.10, then in April 2020 those prices were up to $ 2.93 for the same carton of eggs in some stores,” James said. .
Hillandale is said to have raised the prices of more than 4 million cartons of eggs in New York stores.
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